Social Worker - Older adults and physical disabilities.

Location Lancashire, England
Salary £18.01 - £20.50 per hour
Core tasks

  1. To deliver a professional Social Work service. 
  1. To contribute to the delivery of strengths based social care service as outlined in national legislation and guidance and in line with county policies and procedures 
  1. To contribute to the provision of high quality assessments and support plans for individuals, in consultation with the person and their carer. 
  1. To work collaboratively with health colleagues to ensure safe and timely discharges from hospital the most appropriate service and setting for the individual that actively supports their choice and independence.
  1. To promote the creative and flexible use of personal budgets to appropriately meet the needs of customers and carers
  1. To communicate effectively with customers, carers, other agencies and professionals to support the delivery of a co-ordinated response to customer and carer needs
  1. To effectively prioritise and manage your caseload.
  1. To keep accurate records in relation to the contact and work undertaken, using electronic record systems (Liquid Logic) and other relevant ICT systems.
  1. To contribute to effective team working and to service development and to work with management to identify improvements that could be introduced to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the Directorate

10. To undertake continuous professional development including attendance at formal training


The post holder is expected to carry out their duties and responsibilities in accordance with the County Council’s Policies and Procedures and the Directorate’s Statement of Principles and Standards of Conduct.