FULLY QUALIFIED & REGISTERED SOCIAL WORKER REQUIRED TO JOIN ISLE OF WIGHT COUNCIL FOR AT LEAST 3 MONTHS – LIKLEY TO BE LONGER. The applicant will be part of the main adult duty team on the Isle of Wight. They will be joining a hardworking and supportive team.
The role will include; Assessing people in the community (in their own homes as well as placements) in line with the Care Act 2014, Applying for funding for services where needed Sign posting people to local services, Assessing people in line with the Mental Capacity Act 2005, Completing best interest outcomes, Completing urgent welfare visits, Creating individual care and support plans.
Whilst doing the above, the Social Worker will be working in a strength based, person centred approach to meet the outcomes for the person and their carer. The worker will be expected to be based on the Isle of Wight for the majority of the working week due to the nature of the role.