Social Worker Locality teams

Location Knowsley
Salary £28 per hour
To protect the safety and welfare of vulnerable adults, families and their carers, within the ‘making safeguarding personal’ principles. Recognise risk indicators of different forms of abuse and neglect. To undertake Section 42 Enquiries into safeguarding concerns under the guidance of your line manager and the Safeguarding Team.  Demonstrate an outcome focussed, person centred approach to safeguarding practice. To take responsibility for advising / supervising in complex cases and oversee suitable escalation to / progression to appropriate senior social workers and or management as suitable.

To assess, identify and source low level OT equipment where this could support an individual to live independently or as part of a wider package of care. To undertake role as a Trusted Assessor.

To use coproduction techniques to work innovatively with people to promote self-determination, personal and family resilience, and active citizenship.  Identify and secure independent advocacy where relevant.

Undertake proportionate assessments, determine eligibility, and assess risk.  Plan care and support and make the best use of available resources to enable people to live the life they choose.  To ensure people are given correct financial advice and information about charging processes of the Council.

Enable people to experience personalised, integrated care and support, to maintain independence and wellbeing, and attain the outcomes they want and need. Enable people, their families and carers to understand and manage risk whilst participating in the life of their community and wider networks.