Social Worker-- Support & Safeguarding -Adults

Location Camden
Salary £28.00 - £30.50 per hour

ADULT SOCIAL CARE - Support & Safeguarding Social Worker (£30) (2 years+ experience)
• To use professional skills, knowledge, and experience and a range of interpersonal

and specialist communication skills to gather information and make a full assessment

of risks protection and social care needs of individuals and carers/families, within

relevant legal and statutory frameworks, agreed priorities and current eligibility


• Refer to other relevant agencies and undertake joint assessments where appropriate

to ensure all risks and needs are considered.

• To arrange, provide or purchase appropriate services/care within the Departments

agreed priorities and resource framework to reflect best value principals and to

comply with legislation and statutory duties.

• Take appropriate action in conjunction with other agencies and within legal and

statutory framework, to protect vulnerable people.

• Manage an agreed case load in accordance with statutory and Departmental

procedures and objectives, and professional good practice to enable individuals to

achieve goals and maximise their strengths

• Monitor, review and reassess care packages/services against identified risks, needs,

and objectives to ensure the continued effectiveness in achieving required or wanted


• Produce reports as required which comply with statutory and Departmental

procedures and capture and analyse information clearly and guide decision making

and case management

• Ensure knowledge of benefits, fees and allowances is current and advise individuals

how to access them in order to achieve maximum independence and manage

expectations and demands

Role Requirements:

• Applicants must hold a degree in social work or equivalent (e.g. CQSW, DipSW) and

be registered with the HCPC.

• Good communication skills – listening, understanding, ability to express self to

people from a range of backgrounds and cultures and ability to negotiate with service

users, relatives and providers.

• Able to write clearly and concisely and have experience of report writing.

• Able to assess risks, needs, analyse information and recognise problems.

• Understand equalities issues in social work practice and principals of safety, dignity

and empowerment.

• Understand philosophies, professional social work issues and legal frameworks

underpinning specific client groups and social services statutory duty and role in the

wider community.