Caseworker (Freelance)

Ellingham Employment Services - Woodford

Flexible hours.  Salary negotiable.

We are currently looking for a freelance case worker to join our team supporting unemployed people with disabilities or long term health conditions into work.  Initially this role is on a freelance basis with the possibility of becoming employed as the work increases.

Responsibilities:

  • To provide exemplary case management including providing advice and guidance and signposting to relevant health services for programme participants.
  • To deliver a support plan, including a range of personal development and health related activities, to enable individuals to reach their goals, improving well-being and self-confidence and level of independence.
  • Work as part of a team to ensure individuals are receiving support appropriate to their needs in line with programme requirements.
  • Identify and overcome individual barriers to employment and provide advice to facilitate a sustained return to work.
  • Deliver one to one and group sessions..
  • Support individuals as they move into work

Skills/competencies required

  • Registered adult or mental health nurse or recognised qualification in mental health related profession with experience in an equivalent casework role 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)

  • Level 2 accreditation BABCP (British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies) or MBCT (Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy) with practical coaching experience of individual and/or groups
  • Good communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to adapt to a wide range of communication and learning styles.

To apply:

If you are interested in this job please forward your CV to [email protected]

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