Social Worker -Adults-Disabilites

Location Rotherham
Salary £30.00 - £32.00 per hour

Review Project -Adult Social Care
We’re have an exciting opportunity for experienced ADULT SOCIAL CARE Social Workers to join our Review Project for those workers with experience of:

• Working with older adults and/ or adults experiencing the impact of physical, or cognitive, or learning disabilities
• Implementing and reviewing DIRECT PAYMENTS
• Working on fast paced, focused projects
We are looking for people with a positive and enthusiastic approach, with a commitment to working with our customers effectively during reviews of the existing care and support provision with a particular focus on direct payments.
You will work as a member of a multi- skilled, bespoke team supported by dedicated team managers, and together will be responsible for undertaking high quality reviews in a timely fashion, ensuring adherence to the principals and requirements of the Care Act and Mental Capacity Act
Here in Rotherham we are committed to using a strengths based/ person centred approach to empower individuals to develop and sustain their capacities for independent living and positive risk taking.
You will need to have experience of undertaking Care Act assessments, support planning, Mental Capacity Assessments and making best interests decisions. You will need to have experience of working within safeguarding policy and procedures and of Continuing Healthcare also.
There is the opportunity for hybrid working (a mix of home and office based working) during your time with us. However, during your induction there will be a need to work from our head quarters in the centre of Rotherham in order to be set up with IT equipment, undertake essential training and to meet managers and colleagues. There is also an expectation that you will undertake home visits with customers as needed and can travel independently to and around the Rotherham Borough.