social worker in chelmsford

posted
05 September 2017
contact
catriona atthews, randstad care
job type
contract
salary
£ 207 - £ 281 per day, negotiable
apply now

posted
location
chelmsford, east of england
specialism
social care
sub specialism
Social care
job type
contract
salary
£ 207 - £ 281 per day, negotiable
reference number
CA-7011
contact
catriona atthews, randstad care
apply now

job description

Are you a committed, Qualified Social Worker with experience conducting assessments and writing reports? Are you looking for work in the Essex area?. Are you available to start a new locum role immediately?

If so I have an interesting post that may suit you. The role is based in Adults Social Services and involves both the assessment of risk involving safeguarding of vulnerable adults/carers and their families across a range of settings, and also preparing a high volume of reports.

The post holder is responsible for working with individuals who have complex social needs and are more vulnerable as a result of disability, exclusion, or diminished capacity, for example, working with people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities or diminished capacity and working with communities.

The role is initially for 3 months with the prospect of extension, and pays between £207 and £281 per day dependant on experience.

Duties involved:



* To assess, review and provide help to an individual, family or carer with complex family or social care needs, taking full account of appropriate policy and guidance.
* To intervene and provide help to an individual or family whose complex family or social care needs or risks indicate that they need ongoing professional support which they might not normally be willing to accept
* To carry out an assessment or enquiry and plan responses with an adult, or their representative or advocate if they lack capacity, to safeguard them from abuse, neglect or exploitation, building effective relationships with individuals and families as appropriate.
* To prepare reports from assessments that have been conducted.

Knowledge, skills and experience required:



* Diploma/ Degree in Social Work.
* Registration with the Health Professions Council as an Occupational Therapist and/or Registration with HCPC.
* A good working knowledge and ability to use information technology and related systems.
* Excellent report writing skills, and ability to work to tight deadlines.
* Required to be mobile throughout an operational area. To be able to attend meetings or provide cover in other locations. Driving licence and car or access to other effective transport arrangements is essential

If you are interested in this post please give Catriona a call on 0330 0248 775 or send your profile and I will be in touch.

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.

skills

social worker, adults, QSW

qualification

Degree/Diploma Social Work