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Cornwall Council - Principle Social Worker - Adult

Cornwall Council - Principle Social Worker - Adult

  • Location

    Cornwall, England

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £27 - £28.31 per hour

  • Contact:

    Mikeala Osborn

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Our client, Cornwall Council is looking for a Principle Social Worker to join their Adults team. Experienced Social worker with skills in supervision, management, safeguarding and complex case management.

  • To be the lead professional and undertake the full range of social work tasks in the most complex of cases for adults needing care and support; assessment, planning, implementation and review (APIR)
  • To bring together and coordinate the multi-disciplinary team around the adult, ensuring a multi-disciplinary approach to APIR and safeguarding
  • To establish, develop and deliver best practice collaborative working with other agencies, including integrated working with key partners
  • To maintain and disseminate an excellent understanding of current research, evidence-based practice, policy, legislation and case law relating to providing care and support as well as safeguarding to adults
  • To work with the Principal Adult Social Worker and Practice Educators to create Learning Teams and to lead in the redesign of adult social work in Cornwall
  • To contribute to Task and Finish Groups set up to bring about sustainable improvements in the quality and effectiveness of practice and service delivery
  • To ensure up-to-date and accurate case recording on the electronic client database and implement the Integrated Adult's System within the team setting
  • To provide high quality, timely supervision to a range of practitioners, particularly Job title Principal Social Worker Corporate Directorate Adult Social Care Service Adult Social Care Services 2 Information Classification: CONTROLLED social work trainees and social workers; achieving an appropriate balance between reflective practice and accountability for performance standards
  • To undertake annual appraisals and half year reviews, setting performance targets and professional goals, in line with the Service and Team Improvement Plans
  • Understand, promote and integrate into practice Council policies on valuing diversity and promoting equalities
  • To deputise for the team manager and represent the team in a variety of settings/meetings
  • To facilitate or chair a range of meetings, including the team around the adult, network meetings, team based learning sets and development days
  • To promote and demonstrate the meaningful participation of adults, their carers' and advocates in the process of APIR, in decision making and in shaping service delivery
  • To support the Team Manager/Service Manager to reconcile policy and resources by delivering services within allocated budgets.

You will need to be:

Social work england registered
Eligible to work in the UK
Atleast 1 year post qualifying experience

If you do not have the required experience, you will not be contacted.

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If you are interested and would like to find out more please apply to this advert with a copy of your updated CV. Alternatively, please send your CV directly