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DATE ADDED: Fri 31/05/2019

Qualified Social Worker - Health And Social Care

Edinburgh, UK
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JOB TYPE: Contract

SALARY: £18.31 - £23.32/hour pension, holiday pay, expenses

Social Worker - Health and Social Care - 2 positions available for a quick start on a 3 month full-time contract basis

The Social Care Community Partnership have an exciting opportunity for 2 Qualified Social Workers to join a Scottish Local Authorities Health and Social Care department. This is a Social Work post where you would provide an assessment, care planning and care management service to meet the needs of vulnerable people in the community.

We are looking for Qualified Social Workers who have experience in establishing, monitoring and reviewing care plans and multidisciplinary working. It would also be ideal if you have experience of working in a community team, experience of working with older people and experience of adult protection work. You will need to have knowledge of current legislation and policy and good communication skills. Having the ability to prioritise workload and work under pressure is essential.

Applicants must hold a Diploma in Social Work or equivalent and registration or eligibility to register as a Social Worker with the Scottish Social Services Council. It would be highly desirable if you have Adult Protection Training. Ideally you will have your own car due to the nature and localities of the post.

MAJOR TASKS/JOB ACTIVITIES:

* To undertake assessments of need.

* To identify and access appropriate resources to meet identified needs.

* To develop care plans in consultation with service users and their carers.

* To undertake financial assessments.

* To work collaboratively with multidisciplinary team members in the community, observing the principles of Single Shared Assessment and Joint Working

* To work in accordance with relevant legislation, departmental policies and procedures.

* To work within departmental service standards and timescales.

* To ensure appropriate and accurate records relating to service users and work undertaken are maintained in accordance with open access requirements and departmental policies and procedures.

* To attend social work team business and development meetings.

* To represent the interests of the Department of Health and Social Care in all dealings with service users, carers, multidisciplinary staff and other professionals.

* To maintain a record of professional development.

* To undertake any other tasks within the team appropriate to the grade of this post.

You must be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made.

To apply for this post please simply click apply and submit an up to date CV or for more information and a confidential discussion about these positions please contact Steve More on (phone number removed).

The Social Care Community Partnership is an equal opportunities employer and has recently been awarded as a supplier on the Scotland Excel Contract - the only specialist Social Work recruitment agency awarded to supply personnel to all 32 Local Authorities in Scotland
Role: Qualified Social Worker - Health and Social Care
Job Type: Contract
Location: Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh,

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