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Social Worker – Assessment Team

Employer
Haringey London Borough Council
Location
Haringey, London (Greater)
Salary
£32,418 to £43,860
Closing date
28 Nov 2021

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About Haringey

Haringey is recruiting talented social workers who are motivated and have the passion and ability to work with adults, sometimes in challenging circumstances and within a Complex Case Management Team.

In keeping with our Borough Values, we are looking for someone who will be able to work with our service users in a caring, ambitious, responsible way whilst always striving to work to the highest of professional standards.

Our teams have passion, integrity, and commitment, and those joining us will experience Haringey as a learning organisation. Haringey staff strive for continuous improvement in their practice, aiming high to ensure Haringey provides outstanding outcomes for its residents.

About the Role

Our Social Work Team makes up part of a wider multi-disciplinary assessment service including Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants and Surveyors, we work alongside colleagues from local health trusts to ensure the holistic needs of our service users are met.

You will bring the principles of professionalism, ambition, accountability, dignity, respect, empathy, and a strength based, collaborative approach to service delivery.

You will be expected to have an excellent understanding of the legislation relevant to the role, specifically the:

  • Care Act
  • Mental Health Act
  • Mental Capacity Act

And be able to work in accordance with the legislative principles and any other relevant guidance or case law.

About You

A qualification in Social Work is essential for this post and you must be willing to complete an Enhanced DBS check. Experience of working with Adults in a case management setting is desirable.

Other training undertaken since qualification should be evidenced with your application. Experience of working as a practice educator as a DoLS Assessor would be desirable.

You will need:

  • Excellent assessment skills
  • Be able to work with service user and carers in times of crisis.
  • Able to work with individuals and families in an outcome focused way using a Strength Based Approach
  • To manage a caseload of varied complexity
  • We are looking for social worker who have experience in transition cases, strength base approach and locality working.

Benefits

  • Good supervision
  • Post qualification training
  • Flexible working arrangement
  • Highly competitive pension scheme
  • Learning and development platform with range of resources to support learning.
  • Access to social care forums for peer discussions with our Principal Social Worker

For further information:

Closing Date: Sunday, 28th November 2021.

Contact information: resourcinghub@haringey.gov.uk

Attachments

JDPS - Social Worker (Adult's Social Care - Assessment Team)(June 2021).pdf

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