Social Workers -Aduts-Mental Health

Location Southwark, Greater London, England
Salary £25.27 - £27.97 per hour

Candidate Profile

  • To hold a recognised social work qualification and be able to provide evidence of registration to the GSCC.
  • Knowledge of key legislation relevant to professional social care work
  • Knowledge of the functions of a health and social care department and related agencies
  • Knowledge of methods to plan and review services for the client group
  • Knowledge of social diversity and equal opportunities and the ability to demonstrate this throughout all aspects of practice
  • Must have minimum 4 years Post qualification social work experience required
  • Experience of managing a complex case load
  • Strong influencing and negotiating skills with clients and other health professionals
  • Ability to organise and prioritise work and manage time effectively
  • Able to work independently and within a team.
  • Customer focused
  • Experience of producing reports for a variety of audiences
  • Good IT skills
 Social worker required for a specialist post to joint work with Adult Social Care and the local Continuing Health Care team. The candidate should have experience working in a Multi-Disciplinary setting; able to work autonomously, have good understanding of the CHC framework, the Care Act. The Social worker must be able to complete assessments within the target framework. The assessments will be completed virtually and/or face-to-face. The role involves working from home and from the office and the social worker will be on a rota. The applicant will be required to work from Monday to Friday 36 hours a week. This post is funded by the CCG.

ob description:
• Taking part in Continuing Health Care (CHC) Assessments and Reviews.
• Multi-Disciplinary Working
• Good understanding of CHC framework is essential.
• Completion of Care Act Assessments and Reviews
• Presentation of cases to Social Care Panel
• Attending dispute resolution meetings and/or CCG panel
• Completion of Mental Capacity Assessments and Best Interest Decisions
• Completion of Safeguarding Enquires where applicable