Social Worker-Adults -Safeguarding

Location Merton
Salary £35.71 - £38.00 per hour
1. To undertake reviews of adults in accordance with the Care Act 2014
2. To undertake casework duties in relation to cases allocated by Team managers, within the
policies of the Department. This duty includes the maintaining of up-to-date and adequate paper
and IT based case records.
3. To undertake the specific duties, as assigned to their relevant professional group under any
relevant legislation, and such additional duties as may be directed by the Head of Service.
4. To identify areas of risk and complete risk assessments in line with the Merton Care
Management Procedures.
5. To keep people safe by working to the agenda of the Safeguarding Adults Board including
carrying out enquiries, employing the principle of making safeguarding personal, and contributing
to quality assurance in safeguarding.
6. To ensure that quality and value for money services are commissioned to meet identified needs
and that services purchased comply with Corporate and Departmental standing orders and good
practice guidelines. .
7. Provide statistical information as required and to co-operate in research projects where
appropriate in consultation with the Team Manager/Service Manager.