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Social Care Officer

  • Job reference: EN-2511-scovg
  • Location: Barry, Vale of Glamorgan
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting for a Social Care Officer to join the team at Vale of Glamorgan Council. This will be a full time role for an initial period of 3 months with a view to this being extended on a rolling basis. It is an excellent opportunity for the right person to build a solid career base in social care and contribute to commitment to the provision of a quality service for service users This is also a great opportunity for newly qualified social workers looking for their first role within social services.

The duties of the role will include:

1.To facilitate initial contacts with members of the public and signpost them to appropriate services, or conduct initial assessments to progress to referrals.

2.To commission packages of care with support, via the service request form process.

3.To undertake reviews/assessments of people with physical/sensory/age related impairment and the carers in accordance with statutory duties and relevant legislation, within an appropriate level of delegated responsibility.

4.To arrange services, appropriate to meet needs, identified following assessment of service users.

5.To have care management responsibility for a selected caseload.

6.To accept referrals and assist qualified members of the Team and managers in particular areas of work including the monitoring and review of care plans.

7.Maintain up to date case records and relevant documentation for Care Management.

8.To input data and use the Department's computer client record system to contribute to the maintenance and accuracy of the information.

The ideal candidate will have:
*Experience of working in adults' services
*Experience of carrying out initial assessments
*Enhanced DBS check
*Be able to work upon own initiative and within a pressurised environment
*Full UK Driving Licence

The benefits of working with Eilidh at Service Care Solutions:
*You will receive a dedicated and personal consultant with a vast knowledge of social
*We are a nationwide supplier of Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities
which means we have a wide variety of exclusive roles based all over the country
*We provide frequent updates of new opportunities via text and email
*We have an expert payroll service which is processed twice a week

At Service Care Solutions we also offer a £250 bonus for referrals! If you think you know someone who would be ideal for this role and they are placed in the job you will then receive £250 at the end of their probationary period.

To apply for this role, or to refer someone else, then please do not hesitate to contact Eilidh at Service Care Solutions on 01772208964 or email