Qualified Social Worker, Older Peoples Team

  • Ackerman Pierce
  • Sunderland District, UK
  • Mar 06, 2019
Healthcare & Medical Clinical Social Worker

Job Description

We are looking to recruit a Qualified Social Worker, Older Peoples Team within the Social Care Industry. Our client has a well-structured and organised team that are looking to grow their staffing levels. The role offers flexible working hours for working parents and has a supportive team culture with regular supervision on cases. This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast-paced and supportive team within Durham Council.

Main duties include:
  • Carrying out assessment's for Older Persons and their carers
  • Obtaining multi-disciplinary assessment of need
  • Care management
  • Designing intensive care packages
  • Carrying a caseload of service users
  • Make recommendations for short-term care, intermittent care and permanent residential care where appropriate
  • Self-directed support / personal budgets
To be successful:
For this Qualified Social Worker, Older Peoples Team you will need to be a Social Worker with a HCPC Registration and educated to Degree Level. You will also need to have the Eligibility to Work in the UK with previous experience working within an Adults' Older Peoples Team.
Benefits of Working for Durham Council:
Our client cares about their staff, recognise the importance of training and development and support our social workers to reach their full potential. They have a clear Workforce Development Strategy, with opportunities for professional development and career progression. The client has introduced a new supervision framework giving time to reflect and be challenged with on hand support to develop your professional practice.
Why Choose Ackerman Pierce?
Ackerman Pierce calls upon over 15 years' worth of experience in recruiting directly into the Social Work Sector. We can offer a unique experience within recruitment where you have your own personal consultant, a DBS and Compliance service with a quick and easy registration process. We pride ourselves on a guaranteed weekly payment process.
To discuss the Qualified Social Worker, Older Peoples Team vacancy further or any other opportunities we have in Durham County Council, please contact Sabrina Laverty or email in your updated CV to us today.