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Croydon Council - Social Worker - Adult Safeguarding

  • Location

    Croydon, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £35 - £38 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lorna Burner

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  • Published:

    21 days ago

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This role will be for up to nine months and will predominantly be home working.

Duties will be;

  1. To identify the strengths, wishes and needs of people, their families, friends, carers and communities both with a preventative and early intervention community led strengths based approach and under the terms of the Care Act 2014, the Mental Health Act 1983 (as amended by the Mental Health Act 2007), the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and other relevant legislation; Co-produce clear and analytical strengths based assessments and person centred support plans in line with Care Act eligibility criteria and, where applicable, the requirements of the Care Programme Approach
  2. To ensure people are protected from abuse or harm as defined by the Safeguarding Adults procedures, and to work with partner organisations in response to identified concerns of self-neglect in relation to people with eligible social care needs.
  3. To undertake a range of interventions as appropriate to support adults at risk due to vulnerability or community care needs ensuring accurate recording of interventions.

If you are interested in this role please send your updated CV in the first instance.