Duty Social Worker in Adult Services - London
Work in a Duty Team which Offers Excellent Development Opportunities
A Local Authority based in London is seeking an experienced Social Worker to join their Duty team. The service provide a signposting service which takes incoming referrals, and following assessment, refer cases to the appropriate service area.
This vacancy is a result of a member of staff being promoted who's workload is now being covered by a recently drafted locum member of staff. The Local Authority are very keen to hear from candidates who are career focused as there are ample opportunities to develop your career. The Authority provide a range of training and developmental tools to Social Workers who are looking to go down the Management, Practice Educator or Quality Assurance pathways. Courses are offered by local universities and institutions which are recognised outside the Authority and will help develop your CPD and are provided at no cost to yourself.
There are also opportunities to specialise in areas such as Mental Health as the Local Authority operate a rotational post system. As the Duty team take in all incoming referrals you will be dealing with cases that have a Mental Health element providing you with a stepping stone into this service area, with prospects of training to become an AMHP or BIA
Working in the Duty team is generally fast paced, although workloads are very well controlled with the effective use of locums. You will also have the full support of the Assistant Team Manager and Team Manager who are always available for supervision when needed.
To be considered for this post you should have post qualified experience within Adult Services.
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