Our Client, Waltham Forest Council is looking for a Qualified Social Worker to join their Approved Mental Health Practitioner (AMHP) Team.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
To undertake assessments of individual and carers needs and risks to encourage independence, provide support and prevent harm. This includes promoting a multi-agency approach by developing and maintaining effective working relationships
To undertake statutory intervention where service users are deemed to be at risk, including situations where people may be neglected or abused in accordance with the Inter-Agency Policy and Procedures for Safeguarding Adults
To work in partnership with service users and carers using a person-centred approach, with the aim of maximising independence, wellbeing and choice.
To hold a caseload appropriate to the level of expertise and provide support and expert advice to social care assessors, students and partners.
To provide advice, information and guidance to service users and carers ensuring that that support plans and other information regarding individual care packages is shared with the service user, carers and other agencies as required in accordance with the Council's policies and procedures including those on data protection
To facilitate service user choice and empowerment through promoting independence and the personalisation agenda through all stages of assessment, support planning and review to enable service users to maintain independence for as long as possible
To monitor implementation of packages of care and support and adjust them as appropriate and to ensure that individual care packages, including funding arrangements for any services, are thoroughly reviewed in accordance with statutory requirements and Council policy to ensure highest quality of service and best value.
To apply social work ethical principles and values to guide professional practice and respect diversity and apply critical reflection and analysis to inform professional decisions and use supervision to promote continuous professional development
To ensure that information is recorded consistently, accurately and meets statutory timescales. To ensure that service user confidentiality is maintained and that information is shared with the service user, care and other agencies in accordance with the Department's data protection requirements.What you need:
QSW Status - including qualification, Social Work England registration and completed ASYE
A minimum of 2 years' experience
Right to work in the UKBenefits of working with Remedy
A personal one-one service from your highly experienced dedicated consultant.
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Competitive Referral scheme
Double payrolls each week.*Terms & Conditions apply
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Remedy Social Care is a APSCo Standard agency and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the vulnerable. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS. Our objective is to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and ability regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. All applications will be accepted and reviewed solely on merit