Social Worker

  • Location:

    Chester Le Street, County Durham

  • Sector:

    Social Work

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £155 - £201 per day

  • Contact:

    Nick Purdham

  • Contact email:

    nick.purdham@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/546572

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-01-16

  • Start date:

    23/12/2019 09:57:37

Social Worker

Search Consultancy are currently working alongside Durham County Council to find an experienced Older Person's Locality Social Worker based in Chester-le-Street. The role is on a contract basis starting as soon as possible.

Pay rate: Up to £201 per day

Key responsibilities:

* To enable an adult who has been abused or neglected to improve their circumstances, where it is unclear whether the person lacks mental capacity to make decisions, or where it is unclear whether their decisions are compromised by the undue influence of others
* To be the lead professional in collaborative work in situations where a social work perspective is needed to inform or drive decision-making, ensuring that a legally based, human rights perspective is applied to when and how interventions are made in the lives of individuals, families and communities experiencing complex social and family problems
* To take a lead on community development to assess, identify and maximise the strengths or assets of individuals, their families and their communities

Essential Requirements:

Social Work England registered
Eligible to work in the UK
Post- qualified experience

Why Search Consultancy Ltd?

Since our first office opened thirty years ago, we've built an enviable reputation for providing high quality recruitment service. The Health and Social Care division at Search Consultancy Ltd is one of the largest providers of temporary healthcare workers. Your dedicated consultant will provide advice and work with you to find the perfect job.

If you are interested in this position, please apply online or contact Nick Purdham at the Manchester office.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age