• Adult Services, Continuing Healthcare, Senior Practitioner

Senior Social Worker – Continuing Health Care

  • Huntingdon
  • Temporary
  • 8 months ago
  • £37 Per Hour

Job Information

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    Category Adult Services, Continuing Healthcare, Senior Practitioner
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    Posted On June 22, 2023

Job Description

Pixel Personnel are currently recruiting for an experienced locum Senior Social Worker to join our clients Continuing Health Care Team based in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire. Excellent rates on offer at £37 per hour (Umbrella)  This is a full time role based on 37 hours a week with an initial 3 month contract and possibility for an extension beyond this. Hybrid working on offer with expectation to be in the office for 2 days a week, visits are being undertaken face to face.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified Senior Social Worker to join Cambridgeshire County Council’s Continuing Healthcare team for an initial 3-month contract.
The successful candidate will Work in partnership with Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Integrated Care Board (ICB) and determine individual’s eligibility for NHS Continuing Healthcare through joint completion of the NHS Continuing Healthcare process.
The role will require you to lead on practice and performance development through the provision of high quality supervision and support of staff in line with The Care Act 2014 principles. You will take a lead on highly complex cases, working creatively in partnership with others. You will also provide leadership, through managing essential functions of the team including complex cases.

The role involves completing Care Act 2014 Assessments, Reviews, Mental Capacity Act 2005 Assessments and Best interest Decisions (where applicable) identifying individuals needs and supporting the Multidisciplinary teams’ recommendation on eligibility for NHS Continuing Healthcare. Where individuals are not eligible for NHS Continuing Healthcare but are eligible for care and support from Cambridgeshire County Council in line with the Care Act 2014, the successful candidate will implement this.

Hybrid – Required to come into the office in Huntingdon two days per week. Visits in the community / care home settings

Senior Social Worker Continuing Health Care Team Requirements:

  • Must have have a minimum of 2 years post-qualifying experience in Adult services
  • Knowledge, experience and understanding of needs of vulnerable adults including environmental factors and risk and protective factors.
  • Proven previous experience of summarising, analysing, and evaluating complex information
  • Knowledge of relevant safeguarding legislation, statutory guidance, and procedures.
  • Social Worker qualification at degree level or equivalent
  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • Registered social worker with Social Work England

Benefits of working with Pixel Personnel:

  • Your own dedicated & experienced consultant
  • Free on-going training opportunities upon registering as part of our commitment to you.
  • Competitive Rates of pay
  • Recommend a friend scheme – Receive £300 per successful referral*
  • Secure your own role Scheme – Receive £350 for finding or bringing your own position to Pixel Personnel*
  • In house payroll, providing weekly payments and support

If you would like to find out more information about this role, or the other opportunities Pixel Personnel have available feel free to click the 'Apply' button below or contact the team on 01920 898 704 or email your CV to us at Mark@pixelpersonnel.co.uk

*Terms and conditions are applicable to the recommend a friend and secure your own role scheme.