Adult Social Worker / Placement Support Team

Location Lambeth
Salary £28 - £28.38 per hour
I am looking for an experienced and Qualfiied Adult Social Worker, who has experience working with adults and older people and experience of completing reviews in a care home setting. You must be enthusiastic and ready to work at pace. 

Duties include: 

Assisting with the roll out of the vaccine in the care homes and other related issues.

1. To manage a caseload of people with care and support needs and carers with support needs.

2. To carry out assessment/review of clients to determine eligibility and care and support needs of people, and the support needs of carers of people with care and support needs, and for these to be done in line with the expectations of the Care Act 2014 and the regulations and statutory guidance that go with it.

3. Undertake Safeguarding Enquiries in accordance with Care Act 2014 duties.

4. Apply the Mental Capacity Act and undertake capacity assessments. – support health colleagues in these decisions related to the vaccine

5. To work with people to plan how their care and support needs or, in the case of carers, their support needs might be met. This will involve identifying eligible needs and needs that will be met by the local authority.

6. To carry out financial assessments relating to care and support services, or make sure these are done.

7. Giving people who may have care and support needs or who are carers information about any likely cost of services, welfare rights entitlements, and any other relevant information and advice.