Social Worker - Adults Safeguarding

Location Derbyshire
Salary £16.51 - £18.91 per hour
• Candidates must have had both Covid vaccinations with evidence. A Covid pass is acceptable which they can access via the NHS website and they will need to send a copy to their line Manager prior to starting the appointment and the actual original on their first day training.
• Must have an enhanced DBS.
• Need to be experienced in Community Care Worker role, so must have recent reviewing and assessment experience using the Care Act.
• Must have a working knowledge of Safeguarding Adults, the Mental Capacity Act and strengths based approaches and preferably been trained in all 3 within the last 2-3yrs…which they must be able to evidence.
• Our preference would be that they have knowledge and some prior training on provision of simple equipment, however we will provide up to date training on this also.
• The applicants need to be willing to conduct face to face visits to people either in their own home or a care home if accessing respite or returning from hospital (for which they will need their Covid pass). We will provide PPE. If accessing care homes they must be willing to undertake Covid testing prior to visits.
• They need to be excellent communicators and confident negotiators who are able to engage in positive challenge.
• They need to have experience of undertaking ‘strength based conversations’
• They need to be able to effectively influence and manage competing priorities.
• They will need to be dressed in smart casual clothes respecting the fact that they will be undertaking face to face visits.
• It is vital that they have good IT skills and are adaptable to learning new IT case recording systems. Our preference is that they have previous experience of using Mosaic, although online training will be provided.

What we will offer them:
• 1:1 Supervision probably remotely during weeks 1, 4, 8 and 12.
• Peer support.
• Training and induction
• Any PPE they may require
• They will be managed by an experienced Senior Practitioner.