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First Response Officer, Tower Hamlets

  • Job reference: fro1703tower
  • Location: Tower Hamlets, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: First Response Officer, Tower Hamlets

Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting for a First Response Officer to work in Southwark, South East London.

The role is to provide a first response service for people wanting to access social care in Tower Hamlets, including advice, information and/or support.

Contract length: 3 months+
Working Hours: Full Time (36 Hours)
Start Date: ASAP
Location: Tower Hamlets, E3

Some of your duties will include:
*Work with the person and other professionals, as necessary, in order to facilitate the stated functions of the first response service. This includes information gathering, the undertaking of proportionate assessments, access to fast track support, signposting and the provision of information and advice, promoting choice and control wherever possible.
*Undertake trusted assessment/provision functions to promote independence and, where appropriate, offer access to standard equipment, which may involve the issuing of an equipment prescription (for redemption via a retail outlet) and delivery/fitting. Staff can be asked to undertake face to face interviews at their place of work and home visits, but home visits would not be routinely expected.
*Identify and process any safeguarding and quality of care issues and refer on to the appropriate staff/agency to ensure that the persons' welfare is protected.
*Identify and process any need for urgent response and refer on to the appropriate staff/agency to ensure that the persons' welfare is protected.

Working with Service Care Solutions comes with many benefits, including:-
*A specialist consultant specific to you with a wide range of social work knowledge
*Excellent and competitive rates of pay
*An extensive range of exclusive Social Work vacancies available throughout the UK
*Expert payroll service processed twice per week
*Frequent job updates sent to you exclusively to meet your requirements
*£250 bonus offered for referring a friend to any job role
*Loyalty Bonus Scheme granting access to our rewards website which includes free gifts such as televisions, mobile phones and more

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know anyone who would be ideal for this role, you will receive £250 for your referral once their probationary period has been completed!

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Nosheen at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964, or email