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03 Sep 2018

Health Qualified Case Worker

£35,304

London Borough of Bromley, UK

Salary

£35,304 per annum

Currency

GBP

Type

Permanent

Ref No

SGBrlyCW

Date Posted

3-Sep-18

ROLE DESCRIPTION - Local London Contract

Job Title:                  Caseworker (Health Qualified)                      

Responsible to:      Business Manager 

Qualification & Experience 

Registered Adult  or Mental Health Nurse or recognised qualification in a mental health related profession, recent relevant experience in an equivalent casework type role (MH Nurse/CPN) or

HCPC registered, member of Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, recent relevant experience in an equivalent casework type role (Physiotherapist) or

Experience as an HCPC registered social worker or

HCPC registered, holds approved degree or post-grad Diploma/Masters in Occupational Therapy, recent relevant experience in an equivalent casework type role
(Occupational Therapist)

Main Purpose of Job:      

  • To provide exemplary case management, including providing support, advice, advocacy and signposting to relevant health services to participants/customers referred to  Local London Work and Health Programme, delivered in accordance with professional standards and best practice
  • To deliver a Support plan, including a range of personal development and health-related activities, to enable and inspire individuals to achieve sustained employment and non-employment progression measures, including improving wellbeing, self-confidence and level of independence.
  • To work in partnership with a wide variety of local agencies and the embedded Local London Work and Health Programme team to provide the best support to individuals

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Working as part of a multi-skilled team, ensure that referred individuals have access to the most appropriate element of the Local London Work and Health Programme service or that of another service partner
  • To identify and overcome the barriers to gaining and sustaining employment, provide advice and recommendations to facilitate a sustained return to work
  • Helping individuals to identify goals, prioritise and plan through successful delivery and co-ownership of agreed development plans
  • Helping individuals to identify the strengths, skills and resources they already have which will enable them to make progress, identifying and recognising the signs of positive progress
  • Providing support to individuals when they progress into work, including adaptation, rapid response and career development
  • Delivering group and one-to-one bespoke health and employability interventions to support individuals` development using a range of techniques including CBT mindfulness and motivational interviewing
  • Ensuring contract compliance through accurate data entry, completion of contractual and internal documentation and/or provider guidance
  • Making effective use of appropriate resources to ensure commerciality and value for money
  • Building strong relationships with referral partners and local health stakeholders to generate programme flow and to offer the most coordinated inclusive service to the individual
  • Liaising with treatment providers and suppliers, where necessary, to support the customer in their employment journey
  • Ensuring that professional practice standards and ?best practice? are maintained in all areas of work
  • Analyse and interpret clinical information and medical evidence, where appropriate, to support individuals to achieve their goals
  •  Work effectively with a multidisciplinary team and build positive working relationships with external health stakeholders and non-clinical colleagues
  • Applying professional skills and managing own professional competence and accountability, in accordance with the NMC/HCPC Code of Conduct
  • Maintaining all relevant CPD (continuous professional development) requirements and ensuring revalidation activities are completed within appropriate timescales

If this is you please apply with your CV or call Sheldon @ MSI Group on 02038711229