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Herefordshire Council - Social Worker - Adult Locality

Herefordshire Council - Social Worker - Adult Locality

  • Location

    Herefordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £28 - £30.36 per hour

  • Contact:

    Mikeala Osborn

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Our client, Herefordshire Council is looking for a Social Worker to join their Adult Locality team.

Prior experience and confidence working in a Locality Team with service users who have mental health needs/mental capacity assessments: learning disability: physical disability: older people & Safeguarding. We use a Strength Based approach to assessment & support planning.

Main Responsibilities / Accountabilities / Key Result Areas:

  • The jobholder will be expected to complete the responsibilities / accountabilities effectively in order to deliver the key objectives of the organisation
  • To work within legislation, statutory guidance, local policy and procedures to ensure that Adult Safeguarding processes are followed.
  • To work within a team which includes Team lead; Senior Practitioner, Social Workers; Assessment and Enablement Officers; Customer Service Officers, to provide a first point of contact regarding Safeguaridng enquiries and referrals.
  • To provide professional assessment and intervention as required for service users with complex needs: this will include consideration of Mental Capacity.
  • To work in line with, and promote the principals of Making Safeguarding Personal.
  • To work with Statutory, Voluntary and Independent Sector Agencies to ensure partnership approaches are undertaken - To carry out initial enquiries relating to Adult Safeguarding Concerns
  • To make informed defensible decisions in relation to Adult Safeguarding Concerns
  • To provide professional guidance to internal and external agency colleagues and the public regarding Adult Safeguarding
  • To ensure accuracy of case recording using electronic recording systems and processes
  • Prioritise work load according to risk
  • Complete work within Statutory timeframe

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.

Why Choose Remedy?

Competitive pay rates
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Up to £250 for each social work professional you refer to us who we place*

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