Accessibility Links
 

Social Work Assistant

  • Job reference: ERBCM1505
  • Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
Closes in:
d h m s
Hurry ending soon!
Send jobs like this to my email
Job description: We are currently recruiting for a Social Work Assistant to work in the Sheffield area.

Your specific duties and responsibilities will include:

*To undertake assessments of need at an appropriate level, with the agreement and guidance of the team manager/senior practitioner/mentor.

*To identify risks from presenting needs and determine eligibility for service provision.

*To manage the situation where there are problems with home support provision, or any other provision where there are issues about the quality and service.

*To undertake planned and unplanned reviews of the needs of older people living in long stay residential and nursing homes. With the guidance and support of the team manager/senior practitioner.

*To undertake emergency assessments of needs and arrange support services required.

*To identify risk or incidence of possible abuse and report to the team manager/senior practitioner /mentor who will instigate adult professionals in the assessment and care management of complex cases.

*To co-work with qualified social workers and other qualified professionals in the assessment and care management of complex cases.

*To co-work with qualified social workers in the development and servicing of support groups.

*With guidance of the team manager/senior practitioner to co work cases with qualified social workers under the adult protection procedures.

*To identify cases, which may require the involvement of a qualified social worker or qualified assessor, and report to the team manager/senior practitioner.

*To make emergency placements where applicable in liaison with a team manager/senior practitioner /mentor.

*To use ICT systems to complete the electronic social care records and to implement the assessment and care management process.

*To make long-term placements in residential nursing homes.

If you are interested in this role and would like further information please do not hesitate to contact Emily @ Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964 or email emily.bentley@servicecare.org.uk

Please note: Do you know someone who is looking for work in this field? If so please pass these details on to them. If we are able to place them into work such as this, lasting over 13 weeks, we will happily pay you a £250 referral bonus!