Social Work -Adults Safeguarding

Location Merton
Salary £27.00 - £30.00 per hour
1. To undertake the range of activities necessary for the entire
Care Management process as outlined in the Care Act and associated guidance
2. To undertake such casework duties as are appropriate 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 are assigned to their relevant professional group under any
relevant legislation, and such additional duties as may be directed by the Head of Service /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
Completing safeguarding concerns and employing the principles of making safeguarding personal.
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. To effectively negotiate the best price for care and placements.
7. Provide statistical information as required and to co-operate in research projects where
appropriate in consultation with the Team Manager/Service Manager