Social Worker ~ Adults Community Team ~ Up To £30 Per Hour

  • Job Reference: 00005957-1
  • Date Posted: 5 May 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Kingswood, Gloucestershire
  • Salary: £29.00 to £30.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Looking for a Social Worker to join a team in Kingswood

37 Hours per week. Contract position.

This is an urgent booking to support the COVID-19 pandemic.

Part-time and full-time applicants welcome.

this is a possible 6 month contract

Candidates will be working in the community, in peoples homes.

This role is Mon - Sat with extended hours, there is no enhanced payments for evening or weekend work.

MAIN DUTIES

To carry out duties and responsibilities of Community Care & Housing Act 1970, NHS & Community Care & Housing Act 1990, Carers (Recognition and Services) Act 1995, Carers and Disabled Children's Act 2000 and to have an awareness of legislation relevant to working with vulnerable adults i.e. legislation in respect of Housing, Mental Health, Disability and Racial Discrimination, Human Rights, Asylum Seekers etc.

In partnership with vulnerable adults and their family carers, to co-ordinate and assess their health and social care needs, including a financial assessment, within the framework of the relevant legislation, Departmental eligibility criteria and matrix and vulnerable adults policies. To devise, record, cost and negotiate resources required and implement an appropriate care plan, involving all key stakeholders. To review and monitor the care plan and the quality of the service provision making changes in response to changing needs and re-negotiating service provision where appropriate.

To contribute to budget management by the strict costing of care plans, adherence to Net Cost Policy and applying via the Team Manager for exemption, where appropriate, or requesting additional funding in line with the Exception Special Needs Policy.

To promote anti discriminatory practice and the social model of disability in personal practice, within the team and with other professionals and colleagues both within and outside the Department.

To facilitate vulnerable adults to gain equal access to the relevant community services. This will range from raising awareness and skills within mainstream services to providing individual support to people.

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