Social Worker -Adults-Safegaurding

Location Southampton
Salary £25.00 - £28.50 per hour
Discipline
We are looking for 4 full time experienced Social Workers to work within our Social Wellbeing Service. The role will require face to face visits to individuals both in their own homes and in care homes, therefore a candidate who is locally based would be ideally preferred. 

The candidate will need to be confident in understanding the legislative framework we work under - Mental Capacity Act, Care Act and Human Rights Act
They will also be confident in risk assessment and able to complete high quality Care Act Assessments, Reviews and Care and Support Plan
Experience of safeguarding, Court of Protection , and best interest work is essential

Key Accountabilities
1. To provide a service to adults with care and support needs, their families and carers who meet
the threshold for statutory Social Work intervention. Assessing, planning and reviewing the needs
for appropriate services. Providing reports as required. Providing advice, support and information
to meet adults with care and support needs, their families and carers in partnership.
2. Commit to the protection and safeguarding of adults with care and support needs and value and
respect their views and needs.
3. Contributing to the development of the team and service ensuring service users are provided
with effective services ensuring anti discriminatory practice and in accordance with agreed
performance standards.
4. Participate in individual and group supervision and training, to ensure that team and
departmental performance standards are met and individual professional skills and knowledge is
developed.
5. Ensure written records are accurate and kept in accordance with Data Protection requirements
and department policies and procedures.
6. Contribute with the Team Manager in developing a Business Plan within a strategic framework
for presentation to the Service Managers.
7. Participate in the monitoring and evaluation of service delivery and service performance against
specified standards and targets.
8. Contribute and/or undertake direct work with individuals, families and groups in conjunction with
other teams or resources.
9. To work flexibly according to the needs and requirements of adults with care and support
needs, their families and carers to achieve the most effective service and fulfil statutory
requirements.
10. To perform other duties that may be specified by the Team Manager or Service Manager.
11. All Social Work Staff are required to adhere to the various professional standards, including
the Professional Capability Framework and the Health and Care Professions Council Standards.