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Somerset Council - Yeovil, Social Worker - Assessment

Somerset Council - Yeovil, Social Worker - Assessment

  • Location

    Yeovil, Somerset

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    Up to £35 per hour

  • Contact:

    Mikeala Osborn

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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To perform all the functions of the post in a manner consistent with current legislation and with current Social Services policies, standards and procedures as endorsed by the Senior Management Team.

1.2 To take responsibility for all the functions of the post within the boundaries of delegated responsibility.

1.3 To manage a caseload and associated administrative tasks in an efficient and effective manner and work towards managing a complex case load.

1.4 To act appropriately upon receiving referrals allocated by the team manager / senior social work practitioner.

1.5 To engage and empower service users, their carers and their support networks and actively to elicit service user and carer feedback in order to ensure person centred interventions.

1.6 To ensure that appropriate information is available for service users and carers

1.7 To carry out assessments as appropriate, including carer assessments, within timescales and to contribute to or coordinate the construction of outcome focused care plans which are informed by best practice, guidance and an understanding of the organisational context.

1.8 To attend court as and when required and to prepare and present any necessary reports.