Service Care Solutions Ltd

Qualified Social Worker

Qualified Social Worker

Start date: ASAP

Contract length: Initially 3 months

Pay Rate: £38ltd per hour

About the Job

Reading Borough Council are seeking a Qualified Social Worker to join their PDOP (Physical Disability and Older People) Social Care Team.

As a Social Worker, you will be responsible for supporting people who require unplanned reviews of their existing care and support or have been identified by the Advice and Well Being Hub in need of ongoing care and support.

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertake S.42 safeguarding enquiries and BIA assessments

  • Carry out various legal undertakings in partnership with the Joint Legal Team

  • Operate and adhere to the legal framework for adults; Care Act 2014, MCA 2005, DoLS, 2008 (and where appropriate Mental Health Act 1983 (2007)

  • Work with people in a strengths-based way to promote wellbeing, rights and independence

  • Prevent the need for care and bring about timely interventions with positive outcomes


  • A degree in Social Work or equivalent qualification

  • Registration with Social Work England

  • Proven experience as a Social Worker in a similar role

  • Knowledge and understanding of the legal framework for adults

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • A valid UK driving licence and access to a car for work purposes

About the Company

This company is a local government authority based in Reading, committed to providing high-quality services to its residents.

The PDOP Team is part of the Living Well Service of ASC where the Mental Health and Learning Disability and Autism (LDA) team are also members.

A Head of Service oversees all work and responsibilities of the Living Well Service.

How to Apply

If you are a dedicated and experienced Social Worker looking for a new challenge, please apply with your CV or email

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