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Bedford Borough Council - SW - Adults

  • Location

    Bedfordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £32 - £34.86 per hour

  • Contact:

    Mikeala Osborn

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  • Published:

    20 days ago

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Our client, Bedford Borough Council is looking for a social worker to join their Adult Safeguarding Team.

You will join a team of Advanced practitioners, and support workers to act as first point of contact for safeguarding concerns for adults with care and support needs. Within this role you will be part of a team responsible for triaging and managing all new safeguarding concerns.
You will need to be motivated with excellent interpersonal skills, a high level of commitment, good analytical skills with evidence of the ability to make clear evidence recommendations to promote effective decision making, and the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and partners.
You will support the advanced practitioners in triaging, screening and prioritising safeguarding alerts, gathering additional information to make a decision on the best way to progress with concerns and decide if the threshold for a S42 Enquiry has been met. Give guidance to support workers and administrators, provide advice to frontline staff to ensure the best outcomes for individuals.
You will possess some experience of working with adult safeguarding, have knowledge of the Care Act, Mental Capacity, Making Safeguarding Personal.

Essential requirements:
* Degree in Social Work or equivalent qualification
* Registration with Social Work England
* ASYE completed

Benefits of working with Remedy
* A personal one-one service from your highly experienced dedicated consultant.
* Top tier supplier across London giving us first access to jobs
* Referral bonus - up to £250* per person placed.
* Double payrolls each week.

*Terms & Conditions apply

You will be required to fully register with Remedy for all locum positions.
To be considered for this role, please apply with your CV on the social care team.

Remedy Social Care is a REC Standard agency and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the vulnerable. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS. Our objective is to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and ability regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. All applications will be accepted and reviewed solely on merit.