Social Worker - St Austell

St Austell
Posted 414 days ago
£19.70 ph
Closing Date: 30 March 2019
Full Time Contract

Our local authority client is looking for an experienced Social Worker to commence a temporary assignment 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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