Qualified Social Worker Rapid Response Team Worcestershire CC

Caritas Recruitment
17 Apr 2019
23 Apr 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
Qualified Social Worker | Rapid Response Team | Worcestershire County Council
Worcestershire County Council is looking for an experienced Social Worker to join their Rapid Response Team. The Council are looking for applicants that can commit to a 6 months 37 hours locum contract and will pay GBP25.00 an hour (depending on your experience).
Brief of the role:
The Rapid Response Social Workers are co-located with the enhanced care teams in one of five geographical areas across the county but will provide a cross county service out of core hours. The main purpose of the team is to provide residents of Worcestershire with health, social care and promoting independence services as near to home as possible, to ensure a rapid response to problem solving when adults find themselves in a crisis situation which might lead to an inappropriate admission to hospital.
Successful applicants must be able to demonstrate:
  • Substantial knowledge of the Assessment of needs for adult service users
  • Knowledge of long term conditions
  • Ability to work with adults, primarily older people and possibly younger adults with physical disabilities
  • Knowledge and understanding of health and social care systems
  • Experience of multi-agency working
  • Ability to identify and assess risk.
  • To keep accurate records and record in a timely manner.
  • Diploma or Masters Degree in Social Work
  • Two years post qualified UK experience in Older People, Hospital Discharge and Physical Disabilities
  • HCPC Registered
  • Must be available to start within 2 weeks
Working with Caritas Recruitment offers you a number of benefits including:
  • Award winning contractor care service with access to your own specialist, dedicated Consultant
  • Access to every social work job across 180 authorities and private organisations throughout the UK
  • Hot off the press personalised job alerts
  • Free "check your rate service" - Get paid the highest rates
  • Opportunity to earn up to GBP1,500 in Referral Bonus's per annum
  • Free DBS and compliance service.
Reference: 3670MXH

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