Social Worker – Older Persons Team

Job Category: Social Care
Reference N/A
Service Cambridgeshire County Council
Contract Type Temporary
Duration Varied
Location Cambridgeshire
Job Type Full-time
Start Date ASAP
Hours per week Varied
Rate Contact us, Dependent on pay method

About the job

The Older Persons Team in Cambridge is looking for experienced, qualified Social Workers to join their busy team.

The Older Persons Team are looking to build and develop their team to meet the opportunities and challenges of the Care Act (2014), and Transforming Lives (Cambridgeshire’s Care Act implementation strategy). They focus on the strengths of their customers, the outcomes they wish to achieve and then together develop a joint plan with solutions focusing on wellbeing, independence and personalisation.

A good understanding of the Care Act 2014 and experience in dealing with complex cases is essential including undertaking Care Act compliant assessments, undertaking Safeguarding investigations and participating in the Continuing Health Care process.

  • A good understanding of the Care Act 2014 and experience in dealing with complex cases is essential including undertaking Care Act compliant assessments, undertaking Safeguarding investigations and participating in the Continuing Health Care process.
  • We are looking for people who can demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, have the ability to work both independently and as part of a Multi-disciplinary team, and are committed to making a positive difference for the people we support.
  • The successful candidates will have excellent organisational skills, be willing to use their initiative to work in innovative ways.

 

If you feel you have what it takes to join the team we would welcome your interest.

For more information on this role, please call 03301 242800 to speak to one of our consultants.

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