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• To provide a professional social work service to clients, their families and carers living in Surrey in line within the requirements of the Care Act.
• To engage with individuals, families, groups and communities to assess and intervene and using professional judgement employ a range of interventions promoting choice, control and independence. At this level the role holder will be more autonomous.
• They will demonstrate expert and effective practice in complex situations, assessing and managing higher levels of risk, striking a balance between support and control, liaising with a wide range of professionals, including more senior levels.
• The role holder will assist individuals, carers and families to develop support plans to meet the outcomes identified, using an asset based approach and family, friends and community options where appropriate and eligible needs are identified. They will actively encourage involvement and ownership of the support plan but to take a leadership role... where appropriate, and will give clear explanation of the use of Direct Payments so that informed decisions can be made.
• The role holder will actively promote wellbeing and independence, to enable individuals and carers to retain or regain their skills and confidence and prevent or delay deterioration. They will engage effectively with families to facilitate contingency planning to anticipate complexity and changing circumstances. They will ensure that individuals, carers and families have a clear understanding of the NHS Continuing Health Care process and support where required. They will also ensure compliance with the Care Act and other relevant legislation when using advocacy services and carrying out reviews, including mental capacity assessments
Woking United Kingdom


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