Social Worker - Adults - Transitions

Location Merton
Salary £30.00 - £32.50 per hour
• Progress cases of service users from Children Services to Adult Services
• Work jointly with Special Education Needs Co-ordinators re: funding matters in cases where joint funding is required
• Work jointly with Health services within the integrated Community Team for People with Learning Disabilities
• Attend meetings/set up meetings relevant to the actions needed to be undertaken and to draw holistic support plans with all relevant stakeholders.
• The ability to work closely with families and service users and to promote their views as well as their wellbeing in all interventions
• Raise and/or manage safeguards raised on any case allocated and to address all relevant matters
• To present cases at the weekly Risk Panel when needed to request funding for new cases/amended care packages and in this process to be fluent with the cases presented, to be thorough in knowledge of those cases and detailed in relation to understanding of what is required for service user.
• To be part of a Duty system
• To hold a caseload of complex cases
For the Senior SW
To manage a Duty system on a rostered basis
To Deputise for the TM
To Manage a small caseload of complex cases
To supervise SW staff
To manage Safeguarding cases and act as the Safeguarding Manager