Social Work Practitioner Cluster Team

Location Redbridge
Salary £35.00 per hour
  • fulfil duties and responsibilities in relation to The Care Act 2014, Mental Capacity Act, Deprivation of Liberties, Safeguarding and all other appropriate legislation in Redbridge in the Cluster Team
  • Support the manager, team and service by providing professional leadership within an integrated service. 
  • Deputise for the team manager as required.
  • Assist with overall responsibility within the team for assessment, care/support planning and review of people with a range of needs and their carers, working within a multi-disciplinary framework.
  • Undertake the legal and statutory duties of the post as required by the Care Act, Mental Capacity Act, Mental Health Act and any other relevant legislation.
  • Provides expert guidance on statutory duties, prepares court reports and attends court and court of protection hearings in order to provide expert evidence when necessary.
  • Provide expert advice and guidance within the team, specifically in relation to social care issues, Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.
  • Provide and develop specific specialist knowledge relevant to your professional role.
  • Ensure people receive the required health and social care support within the community, prevent hospital admission and pro-actively work with the principles of admission avoidance.
  • Support people to maintain their independence within their home and the community by ensuring an asset based approach is used within assessments and support planningl
  • To lead, support and work collaboratively with health colleagues to ensure people are discharged from hospital within agreed timeframes and with appropriate support mechanisms