Social Worker Adults-Safeguarding and Discharge

Location Portsmouth
Salary £34.59 - £37.89 per hour
Must have experience of working in adult social care and confidence to manage complex cases.
*Positions available in Discharge to Assess team (D2Q), community team and safeguarding team.
*Posts are community based and will involve some home visits and candidates will be required to make visits in the local Portsmouth area.
Work patterns will be discussed at interview.
*Job Description must be read prior to interview.
  • Assessment of adults with care and support needs and their carer's, identifying creative and personalised ways to provide support.  
Working with a range of individuals, often with complex and complicated needs:

 -Triage and prioritising of cases and telephone enquiries.

 -Participation and commitment to all aspects of adult safeguarding and  

   completion of S42 enquires when required.

 -Continuing Care assessments.

 -Care Act assessments.

 -Mental Capacity Assessments.
  • Portsmouth City Council is committed to integration and it is essential in this role to promote seamless joined up working with local health professionals and health partners to ensure successful and person centred outcomes for our clients.
  • Independent and autonomous working and making decisions based on assessment information and outcomes and all aspects of decision making in relations to caseload management
  • Implementation and understanding of The Care Act, Mental Capacity Act and Making Safeguarding Personal in all aspects of practice and decision making.