- Employer: Brent Council
- Reference: 796
- Published: Mon 28/11/2022, 11:12 AM
- Closing on: Sun 08/01/2023, 23:59 PM
- Working Pattern: Full Time
- Hours: 36 hours per week
- Salary: £39,582- £42,795 p.a. inc.
- DBS Check: Enhanced
- Location: Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley, Middlesex HA9 0FJ, Brent
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Hours of work: 36 hours per week
Location: Civic centre and other locations from time to time
The commissioning, contracting and market management Residential and Nursing team is part of the Commissioning Team within Brent ASC. We work with a number of care homes across different user groups.
We are looking for a new social worker to join us in the team to support with the safeguarding enquiries. The social worker post aims to support the wider review function and to complete s42 enquiries. You are required to have good knowledge and experience of working with adults in care homes. The role will include other areas of work including applications to the court of protection, reviews, MCA and best interest.
The social worker post are to support the wider review function and to complete s42 enquiries – this will include having knowledge and experience of adult safeguarding.
This is a busy large, lively and dynamic team so the ability to work as part of a team and support other colleagues is required. The team has a varied function overall and the ability to think differently, creatively and have a “can do” attitude to work, that may not be exactly a social work function is desirable. If you want, commissioning experience this is the team to work in!
You will be a qualified social worker with experience of working with care homes for a range of different adult user groups. The role is to complete safeguarding enquiries and therefore previous experience and knowledge is required of Section 42 of the Care Act 2014.
You need to be a good communicator and information gatherer .You will also need excellent report writing skills.
A good communicator with a can do attitude who wants to gain different experiences and knowledge in a non-traditional social work team.
The role will involve travelling to various locations, both in and outside the area.
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.