Social Worker - Adults -Safeguarding

Salary £26.00 - £28.50 per hour
High Needs Team - to support individuals requiring transition from Children’s Services to Adult Social Care and to complete Community DOL applications. The teams work jointly, between Social Work and Occupational Therapy as well as with Sensory and Telecare colleagues, to identify the goals an individual wants to achieve and the best way to achieve these. The teams also ensure individuals receive timely and proportionate reviews ensuring that an individual’s goals and actions are reflecting changes in their life and support them to be independent. Proportionate assessments are undertaken to determine eligibility, and assess risk. Mental Capacity Assessments which may lead to Community DOL applications are required to agree and plan care and support arrangements and make the best use of available resources to enable people to live the life they choose. To ensure people are given correct financial advice and information about charging processes of the council. Home working can be accommodated but will also require office working.