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Adults Social Worker Bury

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Reed Bury United Kingdom

1 month ago

We are currently seeking a dedicated and compassionate Social Worker to join our esteemed community discharge to assess team. As a Social Worker in this role, you will play a pivotal part in conducting comprehensive Care Act assessments for individuals who have recently been discharged from the hospital into temporary 24-hour care placements. Your primary responsibility will be to assess their care needs, identify suitable services, and coordinate the implementation of appropriate support. By joining our social work team, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact in helping individuals regain their independence and reach their full potential.

The job role pays up to £30 an hour and is based in Bolton.

• Conduct thorough Care Act assessments for individuals who have been discharged from the hospital and require community support.
• Assess and evaluate the physical, mental, and emotional needs of individuals, as well as their functional abilities, to... determine the appropriate level of care and support necessary.
• Collaborate with individuals, their families, and healthcare professionals to gather pertinent information and develop comprehensive care plans tailored to their unique requirements.
• Provide expert advice, guidance, and emotional support to individuals and their families, empowering them to understand their available options and make informed decisions.
• Liaise effectively with relevant community resources, including healthcare providers and voluntary organizations, to ensure the seamless provision of necessary services.
• Advocate for the rights and entitlements of individuals, ensuring they receive the appropriate and timely support services they deserve.
• Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of assessments, interventions, and outcomes in strict adherence to organisational and legal requirements.
• Stay abreast of changes in legislation, policies, and best practices pertaining to social work, care assessments, and community support services.

Reed is now offering a joining bonus of up to £250 for social workers. Terms apply

• Degree in Social Work.
• SWE registered.
• Sound knowledge of the Care Act, Mental Capacity Act, and Best Interest Processes is crucial for this role.
• Familiarity with Continuing Health Care processes and participation in Decision Support Tools (DSTs) is desirable, though not mandatory.
• Enhanced, clean DBS. (We can provide this if needed.)

Benefits of Working for REED:
• Competitive salary and benefits package.
• Opportunities for continuous professional development and career advancement.
• Supportive and collaborative working environment.
• Access to resources, training, and tools necessary to excel in your role.
• Meaningful work that positively impacts individuals and communities.
• Work-life balance initiatives to promote employee well-being.
• Recognition and rewards for outstanding performance.
• Joining a reputable organisation with a strong commitment to excellence.

If you are a passionate Social Worker ready to make a difference in the lives of individuals in our community, we would love to hear from you. Apply now to join our dynamic team at REED and contribute to the provision of exceptional care and support
Bury UK

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