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Adult Social Worker

  • Job reference: RANASWCC
  • Location: Kendal, Cumbria
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Role - Adult Social Worker
Team - Older People
Location - South Cumbria

I am recruiting for an Adult Social Worker to take on a post with Cumbria CC's Older People and Mental Health team. The post is based around Kendal and Barrow and is for an initial 3 month ongoing contract. Rates for this post are £32 per hour.

The role involves supporting Adults with Mental Health issues in all aspects of their daily lives; in their home and out in the community, such as:

- Constructing care plans and packages to meet the needs of service users and carers

- Purchasing services to meet assessed needs, seeking the appropriate authorisation from the budget holder.

- To carry out needs led assessments of adults within the guidelines of Community Care Act.

- Co-ordinating and reviewing multi-service care packages.

- Working in partnership with service users and carers using a person-centred approach, with the aim of maximising independence, well-being and choice.

- Attending and participating in meetings regarding service users, e.g. case conferences, network meetings, and reviews.

The candidate must be qualified as a social worker (DipSw, CSw etc..) and be HCPC Registered.

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Theo at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 964 or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed!