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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
*Responsible for the assessment, support planning and review of complex individual needs and then initiate and co-ordinate a range of outcomes to meet them.
*Maintain a more complex caseload including safeguarding at work.
*Following appropriate training undertake assessments using a range of health and social care tools, for example, Best Interests Assessor, Decision Support Tool, Continuing Health Care Assessments and Deprivation of Liberty.
*Responsible for the identification of potential reablement opportunities and provide access to those services as required.
*Provide professional detailed information, advice and support to service users and their carers.
*Promote the principles of choice and control, personalisation and self directed support to ensure that service users can assess and manage their own needs, risks and uncertainties within their chosen living environment and meet their identified short and long term goals.
*Identify community and other natural support resources, maximising individuals assets using benefits, preventative/universal services and other funding sources.
*Monitor and review ongoing service provision ensuring all parties involved are fully co-ordinated.
*Liaise and negotiate with local providers and support networks to deliver better outcomes.
*Contribute to practice and service development including advising, mentoring and assisting less experienced staff - particularly in relation to tasks that may be undertaken to support the qualified and experienced role.
*Organise and manage your workload independently under the supervision and guidance of the senior practitioner and/or team manager.
*Have regard at all times for the confidential nature of the work and not to discuss or disclose information to unauthorised parties.
Education and Knowledge:
*A social work qualification recognised by the GSCC.
*Additional qualifications or training relevant to the service area e.g. British Sign Language, Deprivation of Liberty.
*Registered with the GSCC or equivalent body and evidence of continuous professional development.
*Post qualifying award or equivalent.
*Detailed knowledge of community care services within health or social care settings.
*Detailed knowledge of the legislation and policy in relation to adult community care services.
*Detailed knowledge of current Adult Social Care and Health policy drivers e.g. Think Local Act Personal.
*At least two years post qualification experience which clearly evidences the ability to undertake social work tasks and responsibilities within complex and demanding situations where elements of risk will be present.
*Experience of operating as part of a team and assisting others in their work.
*Experience of independently managing workload and prioritising demands and tasks to meet objectives effectively.
*Experience of keeping detailed records and constructing reports or formal letter/submissions.
*Experience of working with members of the public who require support with complex issues.
*Demonstrable experience of using information technology in a range of applications.
*Experience of negotiating with representatives of partner agencies to achieve objectives.
?Qualification in Social Work (e.g. DipSW)
?Minimum of 1 years' post-qualifying experience
?We are looking for Qualified Social Workers to work throughout the authority
?Eligible to work in the UK
Why Medicare First?
*Free DBS and compliance service
*"Refer a Friend" bonus - get £250 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place
*"Find your own job" bonus - get £200 for bringing your own position to us
*Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
*Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
*Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK
Truro, Cornwall, England£ 24.03 - 24.03 Per hourContractPosted 22nd January 2018
£ 24.03 - 24.03 Per hourFull timeContractPosted 22nd January 2018Closes 29th January 2018Ref JO0000001944
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