Social Worker - Adult Services - Worcestershire - GBP23.26ph

Recruiter
Liquid Personnel
Location
Worcestershire
Salary
23.26 GBP Hourly
Posted
05 Aug 2017
Closes
02 Sep 2017
Job Type
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent

Social Worker - Adult Services - Worcestershire - GBP23.26ph

Our client in Worcestershire is currently looking for an experienced qualified social worker on their adults services team.

Benefits of the role as a Adults Social Worker:

  • Join a well-connected team
  • Training within the role
  • Supportive management
  • Autonomy in role
  • Access to "My Liquid Rewards" discount scheme
  • Opportunities to work from home

The below is essential:

  • Working knowledge and practice of safeguarding
  • Knowledge and practice of assets based approach
  • Experience of community assessment and reviewing packages of support
  • Experience of Direct Payment work
  • Experience of assessment of carers needs

As a Adult Services Social Worker you will:

  • Deliver high professional standards of social care practice
  • Provide a social work service, including assessment, support planning, brokerage, care planning and review activity, and discharge activity to an allocated caseload.
  • Provide cover and participate in team duty arrangements on a rota basis in accordance with management instructions.
  • Facilitate service users and carers to undertake supported self assessments, support planning and reviews
  • Facilitate service users and carers in the identification and purchasing of personalised services within the community to meet their needs.
  • Responsible and imaginative in the commissioning of personalised services, seeking alternative and flexible solutions where possible.
  • Undertake safeguarding adult enquiries, assessing and analysing risk and contributing to the development of multi-agency safeguarding adult plans.
  • Comply with the roles and responsibilities within the Safeguarding/Risk Management framework and deliver this to a high level of competence.
  • Ensure statements for court and reports for case conferences, panels and reviews are prepared and presented to a high standard, within allocated timescales and evidence the involvement of adults, families and carers.
  • Respond to safeguards, risk management boards, complaints and routine enquiries and provide detailed and professional responses in accordance with relevant standards and time frames.
  • Provide practice supervision and mentoring for students on placements and others including unqualified staff within the team, supporting their development with appropriate training.
  • Keep up to date and comply with corporate and directorate policies and procedures.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Undertake mandatory and other relevant training as required, including requirements for continued professional registration.
  • Ensure that health and safety policies and procedures are followed at all times.

You MUST be:

  • HCPC registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Available to work 37 hours a week
  • A full UK license holder with business insurance
  • Good with IT systems

Why Liquid Personnel?

  • Discounts on groceries, clothing and many high street stores with "My Liquid Rewards"
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
  • Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK
  • Networking opportunities at numerous candidate events
  • "Refer a Friend" bonus - get GBP200 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place
  • "Find your own job" bonus - get GBP250 for bringing your own position to us
  • Twice weekly payroll
  • Free social work training events and CPD webinars

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.