Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Social Worker

Social Worker - Community Team - Worthing


Working arrangements - Hybrid working, with 50/50 split working from home and undertaking visits


Rate of pay - Up to £38ltd per hour or £35ltd per hour plus £150 per week expenses if the candidate lives outside of West Sussex


Location - Bridge House, Worthing


Job Description


The Social Worker will be responsible for assessments, reviews, safeguarding enquiries, and mental capacity act assessments.

The successful candidate will work as part of a strong and dynamic social work service and will be required to undertake strengths-based assessments applying relevant legislation, utilizing social work skills and knowledge to develop and implement a plan of support aimed at improving wellbeing and delivering outcomes for people.

The Social Worker will manage a caseload collaborating with people and family or friend carers, undertake strengths-based assessments and reviews, identifying eligible needs and personalized outcomes.


Key Requirements



  • Experience in working with frail, elderly people and older people with mental health needs

  • Experience of carrying out care act assessments and mental capacity assessments

  • A good understanding of the financial assessment process

  • Experience of strengths-based working

  • Good at following processes and managing conflict in terms of difficult conversations about management of resources

  • A driver/ability to travel around the county, including to care homes in rural locations

  • Able to work independently


Person Specification



  • Strive to remain up-to-date and compliant with all relevant legislation

  • Adhere to organizational procedures, policies, and codes of conduct as well as Social Work England professional standards to uphold a high-quality, seamless service

  • Work effectively in partnership with other staff and voluntary agencies


Qualifications and Experience



  • Qualified Social Worker with over 2 years experience

  • Registered with social work England

  • Must have experience of working with people needing/placed in residential and nursing care homes


How to Apply


If you are an experienced Social Worker with a passion for helping people, then this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

To apply for this role, please submit your CV and a covering letter detailing your experience and suitability for the role.


  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: 8 months
  • Rate: £35 - £38 per hour + £150 expenses each week
  • Location: Worthing, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Other
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Contact: Erin Webbe
  • Tel: 01772 208964
  • Fax: 01772 471473
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2024-05-29 08:58:02 -

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