Social Worker- Localities and First Contact

HCL Workforce
Greater London
31170.00 - 38229.00 GBP Annual
09 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
HCL Social Care is the UKs leading recruiter for social care professionals.
We are currently recruiting for a West London Council.

The is one of the capital's most diverse boroughs and combines both town and country; is a real community of communities and one of the most culturally diverse areas in the UK. This West London Council is an exciting place to work with friendly staff and ambitious plans to deliver the best services for the local community. Staff are recognised for their efforts both through annual appraisal and our annual staff reward and recognition ceremony.

First Contact Team - a duty and crisis intervention team - takes new referrals, manages crisis situations and can be the first point of contact for all safeguarding concerns. It also provides information and advice to all client groups.

To apply, you will need to:

- Demonstrate relevant work experience with Adults Social Care

- Be able to identify risk, assess the level of risk and take appropriate action.

- Be able to carry out the processes of Assessment and Care management based on need, enabling our most vulnerable residents, their carers and families to maximise their choices, control and independence.

- Have an awareness of and ability to implement relevant legislation, including Care Act 2014, Mental Capacity Act 2005, Mental Health Act 1983 and the Human Rights Act 1998 as well as associated codes of practice and guidance.

- Have an awareness of and ability to implement the Pan London Adult Safeguarding process and procedures.

- Registered with the HCPC, you will also have a professional Social Work qualification (CQSW, DIPSW or BA).

In return our client will offer:

- Generous Annual Leave
- Enhanced Maternity Leave
- Flexible Working/Flexible Retirement
- Work Smart
- Local Government Pension
- Car Sharing
- Season Ticket Loans
- Key worker housing
- Child Care Vouchers
- Staff Wellbeing Services

Interview slots are filling up quickly, click apply if you are interested in learning more about the opportunities on offer or register today. For a list of open vacancies go to: [1]