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Qualified Social Worker, Community Care Team - Adults, Merton

  • Job reference: SW07012020
  • Location: Merton, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: I am recruiting for an experienced Senior Social Work Practitioner working with adults as part of Community Care team/Long Term Support and Sensory Services team in Merton, with knowledge of the relevant legislation and guidance being essential.

This Job Description is a guide to the level and range of responsibilities the post holder will be expected to undertake initially. It is neither exhaustive nor inclusive and may be subject to changes in order to meet legislative requirements changing circumstances and business demands of the service.

The person appointed to this post will be a member of a Community or Hospital based Social Work Team and will be contributing towards the maintenance of high quality services and the promotion of independence of service users and their carers by assessing, support planning, monitoring and reviewing their needs and service provision in accordance with Merton's eligibility criteria. This will include arranging domiciliary packages of care and care home placements

The primary purpose of this role is to:
*Undertake the range of activities necessary for the entire Care Management process as outlined in the Care Act and associated guidance
*To identify areas of risk and complete risk assessments in line with the Merton Care Management Procedures
*Keep people safe by working to the agenda of the Safeguarding Adults Board including carrying out enquiries, employing the principle of making safeguarding personal, and contributing to quality assurance in safeguarding.
*Attend courts, tribunals and other hearings as required by the Department, both to give evidence, submit reports and provide support to customers
*Undertake such casework duties as are appropriate in relation to cases allocated by Team managers, within the policies of the Department

Pay Rate - £29 p/h
Hours - 36 per week Mon- Fri
Contract - 3 Months on going

What do you need to apply?
- Senior Practitioner experience (Adults)
- HCPC / Relevant Qualification
- Car Driver/ Access to own Transport
- 2/3+ years Post qualified Experience

Contact Sam @ Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964 or email if you wish to apply or find out more information

Benefits of working with Service care solutions
Free Payroll Service*
SCS will fund the £9 a week fee via ARCH Umbrella company! if you secure a Qualified Social worker role.
Candidate Referral Bonus
SCS offer £250 for every Qualified Social Worker you refer over to us!
(£150 after 6 weeks in the assignment and £100 after completing 12 weeks)
Find your own job bonus
SCS will offer £150 to Qualified Social Workers sourcing their own job and referring it to the agency you must be placed in the role for 4weeks before payment can be made!
Permanent Qualified Social Worker Bonus*
If you are placed in to a permanent position by SCS we will pay £250 after you have completed 12 weeks in the role!
Subsidised training
SCS will pay up to £250 each year to help with your Continuing Professional Development

Loyalty Reward Scheme
SCS will pay a "Thank you" bonus to Qualified Social Workers after each 12-month period they complete with SCS