Social Worker Promoting Independence Project team

Location Lancashire
Salary £28 - £32 per hour
Discipline
WORKING AS PART OF THE PIPT TEAM - Promoting Independence Project team (PIPT)

  • Provide a professional social work service, including statutory social care responsibilities
  • Contribute to service delivery that is strengths based and outcome focussed with an emphasis on promoting independence and enabling recovery
  • Work collaboratively with other professionals and agencies to address complex needs and achieve the most ideal outcomes for individuals and their carers that supports their choice and independence
  • Work collaboratively with health colleagues to ensure safe and timely discharges from hospital, to the most appropriate service and setting for the individual 
  • To deliver a professional Social Work service.  
  • 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 
  •  To contribute to the provision of high quality assessments and support plans for individuals, in consultation with the person and their carer.  
  • 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. 
  • To promote the creative and flexible use of personal budgets to appropriately meet the needs of customers and carers 
  • To communicate effectively with customers, carers, other agencies and professionals to support the delivery of a co-ordinated response to customer and carer needs 
  • To effectively prioritise and manage your caseload. 
  • To keep accurate records in relation to the contact and work undertaken, using electronic record systems (Liquid Logic) and other relevant ICT systems. 
  • 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