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Social Worker (ASC)

  • Location: Amersham
  • Ref: FS07063
  • Closing date: 21 March 2018
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Working hours: Full Time
  • Salary: £26,168 - £27,607

The opportunity

We are recruiting for a qualified Social Worker to manage a caseload involving the assessment of client’s needs, determining the appropriate support plan / care package and ensuring its implementation to maintain or improve client wellbeing.

About us

Our vision is simple. To make a real difference to the people and communities we serve, now, and for the future. Support is delivered through a strength based approach to create opportunities and support to build resilience and long term support networks. Our determination is to keep Buckinghamshire thriving and attractive to all residence. All whilst ensuring that we’re delivering value for money. 

Our local communities are at the heart of everything we do and they really rely on the work we do. Whether it’s new roads being built, helping parents get their children a school place or providing essential support to vulnerable children or elderly residents, what we do touches the lives of everyone in Buckinghamshire. Take a look at our Strategic Plan which sets out our aims and priorities until 2020.

About the role

  • Plan and implement interventions and actions for allocated cases and monitor and review cases.
  • Providing professional advice and guidance
  • Promote initiatives and share knowledge of best practice.
  • Prepare material and act as witness and/or Officer of the Court when required
  • Ensuring interventions are timely and cost effective
  • Assisting with the preparation and submissions
  • Contribute to budget planning as required
  • May need to manage challenging behaviour and situations

Please see job description for further information

About you

The qualified candidate will have the knowledge and experience:

  • A qualified professional with experience and knowledge of the service area
  • Planning and workload management skills
  • Ability to work with challenging client groups
  • Knowledge of legislation
  • Accurate record keeping and report writing
  • Excellent interpersonal skills 
  • Registered with the HCPC and holding a professional social work qualification 

Please see job description for further information

Other Information

The role will be based at Amersham Hospital

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