Social Workers - Truro, St Austell, Camborne

Truro, St Austell, Camborne
Posted 37 days ago
£19.70 per hour
Closing Date: 30 August 2019
Full Time Permanent

Our local authority client is looking for an experienced Social Worker to commence temporary assignments with them as soon as possible.  You will be based in offices in Cornwall.  The purpose of this role is to work as a professionally qualified Social Worker within a Generic Care Management Team.  To provide recommendations to the Care Manager on the basis of assessed need.  To act as a Social Work Practitioner on an ongoing basis to clients and to implement Care Planning arrangements.

Main Duties:

  • At the direction of the Care Manager, to undertake assessments of needs and consider options and resources and make recommendation for care arrangements
  • To implement agreed care plans and to provide ongoing, direct Social Work Practitioner input as required. To reassess, review and evaluate and monitor care as required
  • To take responsibility under Section 114 of the Mental Health Act when holding Approved Social Worker status: operating as an independent practitioner to provide least restrictive intervention options and having regard to the rights of the clients under the Legislation.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Will have ability to demonstrate problem solving and option and resource investigation
  • Care-assessment planning skills
  • Be able to demonstrate an understanding of targets and standards
  • Must be able to offer particular skills/knowledge in at least one client group
  • Have a Social Worker professional qualification
  • ASW qualification with evidence of recent practice
  • Previous experience of working in a caring setting
  • Ability to travel around the County

The role is on a temporary basis for 12 weeks, at rate of £19.70 per hour.

If you are available for an immediate start, please submit your CV to


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