Advanced Social Work Practitioner

Location Worcester
Salary £28 per hour
To manage the day to day operational duties of Area Teams in partnership with the Social Care Manager

  • To ensure the day to day management of social work is effective in its delivery of strength based social work model.
  • To supervise Social Workers and Social Care Workers
  • Support staff to achieve the required results within team plans/set objectives.
  • Identify clear priorities for staff particularly in relation to statutory procedures and standards.
  • To work closely with the Area Manager to address poor performance concerns robustly, recognising and promoting good practice.
  • Exercise delegated decision making so that adults are safeguarded and their independence promoted, consistent with the Care Act 2014, and staff have confidence in the decisions.
  • Understand data and information on team performance and ensure individual action plans are implemented, to remedy any concerns about the quality or quantity of work undertaken.
  • To ensure the work of the team promotes public and partnership confidence, reporting any quality of service issues to the relevant teams.
  • Build effective relationships with partner organisations to support the delivery of services within integrated teams.
  • Ensure budgets are used to meet the assessed needs of adults consistent with the scheme of delegation. 
  • To use advanced expertise and knowledge to hold a small number of complex cases.