Qualified Social Worker
- Location: Derbyshire, England
- Salary: £38 - £38 per hour
- Type: Temporary / Full Time
Seven Health & Social Care are seeking to hire a passionate and experienced Qualified Social Worker for a full-time position based in Derbyshire. The ideal candidate will be dedicated to making a difference in the community, dedicated to the welfare and quality of life of the service users, and capable of working in a demanding yet rewarding environment.
1. Conduct assessments to understand the service users’ needs, strengths, and weaknesses.
2. Develop, review, and update service user care plans to ensure their needs are met adequately.
3. Provide counselling and advice to service users and their families, helping them cope with social and emotional difficulties.
4. Collaborate with other social care professionals, conducting risk assessments and developing intervention strategies, to ensure comprehensive support.
5. Advocate for service users to ensure they can access appropriate resources, services, and support within the community.
6. Maintain confidential and timely records of observations, meetings, and decisions regarding service users.
7. Act in accordance with the relevant legislative frameworks and policies, promoting equality, diversity, and the rights of service users.
Qualifications and Skills:
1. A degree in Social Work and registered with the Social Work England.
2. Proven experience in a social worker role with a solid understanding of social work theories and practices.
3. Excellent communication and people skills.
4. Strong problem-solving abilities and the ability to make sound judgments.
5. An understanding of legislation pertinent to social work and the Derbyshire area.
6. A current valid driving license and access to a vehicle.
7. The ability to work flexibly, managing and prioritizing your workload effectively.
8. Knowledge of safeguarding issues and the rights and needs of vulnerable people.
9. Enhanced DBS check.
The role of a Qualified Social Worker requires dedication, patience, and resilience. It requires a strong commitment to improving people’s lives, advocating for their rights, and supporting them in overcoming challenges.
Please note, all applicants should be legally eligible to work in the UK, and appointment will be subject to full DBS clearance.
We offer an engaging and supportive work environment and comprehensive benefits, including continuous professional development opportunities.
If you believe you are the right candidate for this position, please apply with a current CV and cover letter detailing your experience relevant to the position.
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we actively encourage diverse applications.
We look forward to receiving your application.
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