Social Worker - Adults

Location South Gloucestershire
Salary £27 - £30 per hour
Discipline
To meet with people and their carers to understand their strengths, needs and the things that really matter to them.

You will then help to connect them to suitable resources and services. When appropriate this will include creating care plans, ensuring that services are effective and that our intervention meets legislation, regulation, and codes of practice requirements.

Review and monitor care plans and the quality of service provision, responding to changing needs and renegotiating service provision where appropriate.
Manage own caseloads or specific projects to ensure specialist inputs are obtained and effective outcomes achieved.

Support the delivery of designated areas of work by coordinating day to day operations and contributing to developing projects and processes.

Raise awareness of a range of care issues and their implications and carry out risk assessments where appropriate, in order to ensure that needs are assessed and appropriate action is taken.

Develop and evaluate reablement programmes as part of care packages ensuring that programmes to support independence are implemented.

Liaise and work with contacts from different sectors, including health and the voluntary sector, sometimes as part of a multi-disciplinary team, ensuring that communication is effective and that knowledge and best practice are shared.

Complete and present records and reports in accordance with professional and council guidelines.

Take necessary action in accordance with Safeguarding procedures in order to protect vulnerable people.

Make recommendations for significant budget spend ensuring that maximum value is delivered for the resources deployed and contribute to budget management or directly manage a small designated budget.

This will ensure that the maximum value is delivered for the resources deployed.

Represent the Council’s interests ensuring that the Council’s position is advocated.