Continuing Health (CHC) Social Worker – Southend

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Job description:

Social Personnel are looking for a Qualified Social Worker to join a Continuing Healthcare Team in Southend.


  • Identify individuals who may be eligible for NHS Continuing Healthcare and refer them to the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).
  • Act as the Council’s representative at multidisciplinary team meetings. Provide evidence based recommendations on an individual’s eligibility for NHS CHC or other types of funding.
  • Provide written reports which are concise, evidence based, and to a standard which would enable them if required to be used for legal purposes.
  • Provide assessments/reviews which clearly outline an individual’s needs and can be used to assist the council in making a decision on an individual’s eligibility for NHS CHC.
  • Keep written records in line with Council Policy and professional standards. Ensure responses are provided within the agreed local time scales.
  • Demonstrate specialist knowledge in relation to NHS CHC and associated policies and legislation when asked to provide advice or represent the Council.
  • Demonstrate the ability to make independent decisions and support situations in which risk, ambiguity or complexity is present.
  • Ensure service users and their families understand the NHS CHC process, manage expectations jointly with the council and ensure that individual’s rights are upheld. Including the provision of advocacy where appropriate.
  • Support individuals to retain choice and control over their lives, by providing advice where required on Personal Health Budgets.
  • To act as a mentor/coach to Council Staff facilitating their learning and development in relation to NHS CHC. In doing so act as a link for particular Council Teams.

What you need:

  • Have post-qualified experience
  • Be eligible to work in the U.K.
  • HCPC registered and have a DBS.
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in Adults Knowledge of the Care Act, Mental Capacity Act, self-directed support, Liquidlogic, NHS Continuing Healthcare and experience of undertaking safeguarding investigations, which is essential.
  • Completed ASYE

What you will get in return:

When joining the council as a Social Worker, you can enjoy a range of benefits including: – flexible working, salary car sacrifice scheme and excellent training and development opportunities.  They are committed to ensure that you are supported in this challenging role with the appropriate level of training.

Benefits of working with Social Personnel:

  • As a Top Tier agency across many local authorities nationwide, Social Personnel have access to jobs earlier than other agencies, giving you the best chance at securing the role.
  • A way to give back to charitable organisations/disadvantaged young people, through our partnership with Youth at Risk, now known as GRIT
  • Simplistic payroll process, taking away the hassle from you – just enjoy your hard earned money each week
  • Training and development opportunities which meet the needs of your career and are tailored to you
  • A market leading £250 referral bonus, paid across 3 months, for every successful placement we make from someone you refer to us
  • Your own highly experienced recruitment consultant and dedicated aftercare team
  • Boat Parties, prize giveaways and much, much more…

If you are interested in this position please call Calvin on 0203 929 4018 or e-mail.

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