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Rochdale - Social Worker - Adults

  • Location

    Rochdale, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £18 - £19.98 per hour

  • Contact:

    Mikeala Osborn

  • Contact email:

    Mikeala@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    19

  • Salary low:

    18

  • Job ref:

    MIKEALA_1602144806

  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Duration:

    Ongoing

  • Expiry date:

    2020-11-07

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Our client, is looking for a Social Worker to join their Adults team.

Role will involve working across the neighbourhood teams supporting adults aged 18 plus. We are a generic neighbourhood team and work with a range of individuals and families with various presenting circumstances. Nature of work will be primarily case management and may include safeguarding enquiries, duty work, capacity and best interest assessment / decision making and assessment and support planning. We cover physical disabilities, learning disabilities and older persons mental health and work in both community and 24 hour care settings.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for a caseload of more complex cases, providing advice to other social workers in relation to their cases.
  • Provides casework supervision to other social workers in the team and may also supervise students, trainees, less experienced professional team members, support staff and volunteers.
  • Participate in the planning / reviewing of cases.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with service users, their families and carers.
  • Provide advice and support and promote independence and early intervention, as necessary.
  • Liaise with colleagues in own or other departments or external agencies to gather relevant information for assessment and care planning activities.
  • Maintain and update case notes and other records to required ethical and quality standards.
  • Write high quality reports as required and also where required give evidence in court in relation to care proceedings.
  • Work effectively on complex situations, use their initiative and evaluate their own and others practice.