Social Worker -Adults-Mental Health

Location Bracknell
Salary £30.00 - £33.50 per hour
To apply a strength-based approach using the conversations model to connect people to their community/social network and problem solve together. You may use different aids to enable the communication with people with complex needs of dementia.
The role holder works within the eligibility of the Care Act 2014, to identify outcomes and develop support plans to meet the needs within the personal budget available, maximising choice, control, and independence.
Work with people, including advocates, community assets and carers, as well as wider multidisciplinary team members.
You are expected to actively promote carers rights, wellbeing and assess needs as outlined in the Care Act 2014.
To support in delivering and maintaining high standards of performance ensuring continuous development within allocated resources.
To have a good understanding of the application of Mental Capacity Act (MCA, 2005) and Best Interest (BI) process.
To have a good written as well, as verbal communication skills.
To work within the legislative framework, national and local policies and within the philosophy of social work practice.
The post holder is expected to have a good understanding on the following paperwork: Community DoLS application, section 21a MCA (2005) challenges, the 117 aftercare application of the Mental Health Act (2005).
To have an active role in identifying and participating in Continuing Health Care (CHC) process.

Document all work electronically and share information in line with legislation and local policy and procedures.
To engage as investigating officer within the adult safeguarding process under the Care Act 2014.
To carry a caseload and participate in duty process.
Take an active role in your own supervision and appraisal in accordance with the departmental supervision policy and council’s appraisal policy.
To be professionally accountable for all aspects of your work, to accept feedback to enable continuous professional development; up-to-date, evidence-based practice; attendance at all mandatory training and specialist training where appropriate.