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Social Work Assistant (Adult)

  • Location: Merton, England
  • Salary: £30 - £30 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care is looking for a Social Work Assistant (Adult) at London Borough of Merton Council

The role:

This role is specifically based in the Safeguarding team.

1. To undertake the range of activities necessary for the entire Care Management process as outlined in the Care Act and associated guidance

2. To undertake such casework duties as are appropriate in relation to cases allocated by Team managers, within the policies of the Department. This duty includes the maintaining of up-to-date and adequate paper and IT based case records.

3. To undertake the specific duties, as are assigned to their relevant professional group under any relevant legislation, and such additional duties as may be directed by the Head of Service /Service Manager.

4. To identify areas of risk and complete risk assessments in line with the Merton Care

Management Procedures.

5. To keep people safe by working to the agenda of the Safeguarding Adults Board including Completing safeguarding concerns and employing the principles of making safeguarding personal.

6. To ensure that quality and value for money services are commissioned to meet identified needs and that services purchased comply with Corporate and Departmental standing orders and good practice guidelines. To effectively negotiate the best price for care and placements.

7. Provide statistical information as required and to co-operate in research projects where

appropriate in consultation with the Team Manager/Service Manager

Working with Seven Social Care:

Established in 2011, Seven Social Care is a leading provider of social care professionals to county councils, charities, hospitals, care homes and private organisations across the UK.

Seven is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified and available staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of social care; including Children and Adults, Mental Health, Substance Misuse, Community, Support Work and everything in between.

After being shortlisted for multiple awards in 2018, we are proud of our nationwide reputation for providing a world-class recruitment service that is underpinned by honesty, integrity and attention to detail.

Refer a friend, family member or colleague for £250

If you’re not the perfect match for this role, but you know a Social Worker who is, help them find their dream job by referring them to Seven Social Care. As a little ‘thank you’ from us, you will receive £250 for every referral that is successfully placed into a new role.

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