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Adults Social Worker - Older People Cognitive Disability

Remote Working
Remote Working
Job Type
13 Jul 2022

Our client a Local Authority, in Leicestershire is looking for two social workers to work within the Charnwood Adults Cognitive and Physical disability team.

Blended approach to working with a mixture of home working and office-based working!

Responsibilities of the role:

  • To be accountable for providing support for adults with physical disabilities and older people with eligible needs frailty and cognitive disabilities arising from long term conditions such as Dementia

  • To provide support to adults with early onset dementia including alcohol related dementia where the primary need is linked to needs arising from dementia

  • To be responsible for providing independence and opportunities with a focus on outcomes that promote wellbeing

  • You will be responsible for Care Act Assessment, Safeguarding, VARM, Mental Capacity Assessments/Best Interests decisions and Court Work

Requirements of the role:

  • Must hold a Social Work Qualification

  • Must be registered with Social Work England

  • Must have post-qualification experience in a social work setting

  • Must have knowledge of relevant legislation including The Care Act, Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act

Benefits of working through Reed, include:

  • Dedicated Recruitment Consultant

  • Aftercare service delivered by Candidate Care Team

  • Free CV building and Interview support

  • Free DBS checks

  • Weekly payroll

  • PAYE payroll option with additional benefits including holiday pay, healthcare, pension plus more

  • CPD contributions

  • £250 for referring a friend

  • Access to full UK jobs market with top tier status across many public and private sector clients

  • Supporting the Reed Foundation which has given £9.5m to charity since 2010

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  • Job Reference: 656820866-2
  • Date Posted: 13 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Reed
  • Location: Leicestershire
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Community & Sport
  • Job Type: Permanent