Social Worker-Adults-Safeguarding

Location Derbyshire
Salary £16.51 - £18.91 per hour
Discipline
To provide a social work service that supports individuals and
communities to achieve their potential.
To work in partnership with individuals to identify needs and to develop
plans and responses which meet those needs.
To act on behalf of vulnerable individuals to safeguard their health and wellbeing.
Effectively manage a designated caseload to achieve the best
outcomes for individuals, groups and communities.
Provide leadership and expertise to empower individuals, groups and
communities to achieve identified change.
Build and sustain relationships with individuals and communities. Represent the needs of vulnerable people.
Work with individuals, their carers and their advocates, where
appropriate, in the assessment of individuals needs and the provision
of appropriate services/resources.
Work with individuals to identify the aims and objectives of proposed
interventions
Produce care plans with individuals and ensure their effective
implementation.
Provide social work with homeless and potentially homeless
persons/families.
Act as a Duty Officer.
Assist in the inductions of newly qualified social work employees.
Provide consultation to other social worker staff on a particular
specialism.
Supervise and assess social worker students or trainees.
Record all work undertaken and prepare reports/assessments.
Accept responsibility, with the line manager, for reviewing work on
caseloads at regular intervals. This would include closure and transfer
of cases.
Ensure that the quality of service provided to and on behalf of
individuals meets agreed quality standards.
Maintain effective contacts with all providers of care and other people
responsible for relevant community resources.
Initiating, where necessary, multi-disciplinary meetings for the coordination of complex care arrangements including safeguarding.
Undertake financial assessment role, where required.
Seek to ensure income maximisation for people.