Merton- Qualified Social Worker- Adults Long Term Team

Posted 24 April 2024
Salary Up to £32 per hour
Job type Contract
Discipline Social Care
Contact NameJames Jackson

Job description

Qualified Social Worker - Merton - Adults Long Term Support Team

1. To undertake reviews of adults in accordance with the Care Act 2014
2. To undertake casework duties in relation to cases allocated by Team managers, within the
policies of the Department. This duty includes the maintaining of up-to-date and adequate paper
and IT based case records.
3. To undertake the specific duties, as assigned to their relevant professional group under any
relevant legislation, and such additional duties as may be directed by the Head of Service.
4. To identify areas of risk and complete risk assessments in line with the Merton Care
Management Procedures.
5. To keep people safe by working to the agenda of the Safeguarding Adults Board including
carrying out enquiries, employing the principle of making safeguarding personal, and contributing
to quality assurance in safeguarding.
6. To ensure that quality and value for money services are commissioned to meet identified needs
and that services purchased comply with Corporate and Departmental standing orders and good
practice guidelines. .
7. Provide statistical information as required and to co-operate in research projects where
appropriate in consultation with the Team Manager/Service Manager.

Benefits in this role:

* Supportive team and management
* Flexible working available
* Long term contract
* Progression opportunities

Your main responsibilities include:

* Hold and effectively manage a complex and varied caseload with appropriate supervision, guidance, and support, reflecting the function of the team and the Vulnerable People Service in accordance with policy, procedures, guidance and legislation.
* Undertake work within legislative frameworks including the preparation of written statements and representations to the judiciary at Court hearings.
* You will be accountable for complex decision making in relation to caseloads ensuring professional judgement, service user involvement, needs led assessment, critical reflection, and analysis to inform this.
* You will identify and assess levels of risk and need (within statutory frameworks) in often complex situations. Undertake safeguarding investigations and deliver protective and/or supportive services for individuals at risk and maintain up to date assessments, care plans and reviews.
* You will be preparing statements of need/care and support plans, in consultation with other agencies as appropriate, that reflect the wishes of the individual and lead to the commissioning of personalised packages of care.
* You will undertake direct work with adults and their families in line with care plans.
* You will work co-operatively with both internal and external colleagues across multi - agency boundaries.

Essential requirements:

* Social Work England registration
* Eligible to work in the UK
* 2 years+ post-qualified experience
* Degree level or equivalent in Social Work

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