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Senior Social Worker - Adults Safeguarding Team

  • Location

    Wandsworth, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £00.00 - £1.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Holly Astrop

  • Contact email:

    holly@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    1

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Job ref:

    rem05760967_1602601119

  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Duration:

    On going

  • Expiry date:

    2020-11-12

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Remedy Recruitment Group are currently seeking an experienced Senior Social Worker to work within Wandsworth Councils Adult Safeguarding Team.

Job Purpose

The Senior Social Worker in the Safeguarding Hub supports the Assistant Service/Locality Manager and Service/Locality Manager to ensure the delivery of a person-centred service for adults with social care needs and their carers. This includes the supervision social workers within the service and acting as a Safeguarding Adult Manager (SAM). The Senior Social Worker will also be responsible for a caseload of more complex cases, maintaining a high level of professional service in the screening of safeguarding concerns. They have a lead role in promoting high standards of front-line practice, linking with different teams to ensure high quality service.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

* To provide operational and motivational leadership of staff, promoting a good working environment with the primary aim of delivering high quality services.

* To provide case management, guidance, support and expert advice to social care staff, students and partner staff as and when required, maintaining the highest level of professional service and ensuring that the assessment and provision of social care services is in accordance with the Care Act 2014 guidelines and Council's policies.

* To provide professional supervision for social care staff, including social workers and social care assessors, in the team, including undertaking regular case file audits, identifying continuing professional development and training needs of the staff working with the Service / Locality Manager to meet these needs.

* To hold a caseload of a high level of complexity and to maintain a high standard of professional practice and competence in keeping with partner agencies' standards, policies and guidance and the relevant national code of conduct (e.g. Social Work England) and to contribute to the development of services and good practice in social work management as well as policies and procedures within the Department accordingly.

Rates are negotiable

You will need to be:

HCPC registered

Eligible to work in the UK

Why Choose Remedy?

Competitive pay rates

Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies

1st tier agency

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