Hospital Social Worker, Southampton, Adult's Services
Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting for an Adult Social Worker to work with Hampshire County Council based at the Southampton Hospital.
This is a full time 36 hours per week and will be to start ASAP on an initial 4 month ongoing contract.
You will be paid an hourly rate of £28-30 per hour depending upon your years of experience.
To apply the Adult Social Worker role, you will need:
1)A degree in Social Work
3)1 year minimum post qualifying experience in Adult Social Work
4)Experience of devising individual care plans, managing an agreed case load, reviewing and reassessing care packages
Your duties as an Adult Social Worker will include:
*Using professional knowledge to assess, monitor and review social care needs of individuals, relatives and carers and to arrange the provision of appropriate care services.
*The work involves a significant amount of admin (50%), can be stressful, requires lone working
*You may be required to drive and may have to cope with aggressive behaviour.
*You will use your knowledge, experience and specialist communication skills to gather information and make a full assessment of the risks, protection and social care needs of individuals, carers and families.
*You will devise individual care plans based on needs and risks and take appropriate action, in conjunction with other agencies, to protect vulnerable people.
*Required to manage an agreed case load, offer support and guidance and monitor, review and reassess care packages/services to ensure continued effectiveness.
*Must be able to use paper and computerised case recording systems, produce reports and capture and analyse information.
*Some knowledge of care benefits, fees and allowances would be helpful.
*Must be able to assess risks, needs and information, and recognise problems.
*Understand philosophies, professional social work issues and the legal framework underpinning care services.
*This will include working over Christmas and new Year period.
Working With Service Care Solutions offers more benefits than most:
*Contribute financially towards any relevant training (BIA, ABE, Report writing, Court reports etc.)
*Compile and fund all of your compliance
*I will let you know prior to jobs going live about any vacancies that may be of interest to you, letting you have the best chance of getting the best contracts!
*Loyalty & Reward Scheme- Available after 6 months of placement - (this includes free Electronics, Household appliances and many more items)
*Referral Bonus - If you refer candidates to myself I will also personally offer you £250 per person placed into work with no cap! It has been known for Social workers to make up to £1500 per month through referrals alone.
*Process DBS free of charge
If you want to apply for this role or would like more information, please call Care Solutions on (Apply online only)