Adult Social Worker, £35ph, Community Team

Adult Social Worker, £35ph, Community Team

Posted 3 weeks ago


Adult Social Worker, £35ph, Community Team, West Sussex
Pertemps are recruiting for qualified and experienced Adult Social Workers to join a busy community team. This role will involve working with adults from 18 years and upwards with physical disabilities, acquired brain injuries, chronic health conditions, older people, and people with dementia. The postholder will manage a caseload collaborating with people and family or friend carers, undertake strengths-based assessments and reviews, identifying eligible needs and personalised outcomes.

Tasks will include assessments, reviews, safeguarding enquiries, and mental capacity act assessments. The postholder will be required to undertake strengths-based assessments applying relevant legislation utilising social work skills and knowledge to develop and implement a plan of support, aimed at improving wellbeing and delivering outcomes for people as well as contributing to and developing skills in safeguarding. They will be working within a managed and supportive context, applying learning to further develop capability.

Working arrangements – Hybrid working, with 50/50 split working from home and undertaking visits.

Specific requirements:

  • Experience in working with frail, elderly people and older people with mental health needs, and with experience of working with people needing/placed in residential and nursing care homes.
  • Must have experience of carrying out care act assessments and mental capacity assessments and a good understanding of the financial assessment process.
  • Must have experience of strengths-based working, be good at following processes and managing conflict in terms of difficult conversations about management of resources.
  • Must be a driver/ability to travel around the county including to care homes in rural locations and must be able to work independently.

Successful candidates must at least 2 years post-qualifying experience, have completed their ASYE, and be registered with the SWE.

This is an agency post and Pertemps can offer you:

  • A Dedicated consultant who has access to all roles across the UK and is available for you to speak to
  • An easy registration process (all done online)
  • Referral schemes and incentives
  • Ongoing compliance managed for you
  • Prompt and reliable payroll and lots more

Please contact Aishah Hassan on for more information.