Social Worker -Adults SafeGuarding

Location Rotherham
Salary £29.99 - £40.00 per hour
uties/Areas of Responsibility
1. Provide a local and personal social care service for vulnerable customers and contribute to the
range of voluntary and statutory social work activities
2. Carry out investigations and planned assessments, providing written evidence based reports for
highly complex cases
3. Assess a customer’s needs in accordance with Council policy and within the relevant legislation,
including joint assessments with other relevant bodies, developing preventative intervention
strategies and support services
4. Develop support plans, identify, negotiate and co-ordinate the services necessary to meet the
needs of the individual utilising informal support networks of care where possible and authorise
care packages within agreed financial constraints and delegated powers
5. Monitor support plans and to ensure service delivery meets acceptable standards and best
working practices and review individual circumstances and needs and to amend service provision
as appropriate
6. Promote the principles of prevent, reduce and delay and ensure at all times that the person in
receipt of support is at the centre and whose rights to dignity, respect and self-determination are
7. Provide information, advice and guidance to customers and carers on the availability of local
services and support available from voluntary and statutory agencies
8. Provide ongoing advice and support to vulnerable clients and their carers including the role of
case holder.
9. Keep up-to-date and accurate records and reports, utilising the department’s I.T. system for
individual and corporate records
10. Liaise with other organisations (e.g. local colleges, Health Authority etc.) to develop a multi-
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agency approach to ensure continuity of services
11. Be involved in the development of preventative intervention strategies and support services
12. Undertake safeguarding investigations as a core part of the role.
13. Undertake additional formal training such as a Practice Educator. Subject to the needs of the
service and eligibility requirements being met to undertake the training