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Adult Assessment Social Worker

  • Location: Derbyshire, England
  • Salary: £30 - £35 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care is working with Derbyshire County Council to recruit a Qualified Social Worker for their Adult Assessment Service in Buxton.

£30 – £35 per hour.

Essential criteria:

Robust social care assessment skills 

Experience of working in an assessment team

Has experience of working with MOSAIC

Worked under the Care Act 2014

Must be a hard worker and can work autonomously

Excellent communication skills 

Preferably have Mental Health experience but not essential 

Qualifications required: 

Social worker qualification and current HCPC registration

This post is agile working and will require the candidate to attend Buxton Area Office.

Job Purpose:

To provide a social work service that supports individuals and

communities to achieve their potential.

? To work in partnership with individuals to identify needs and to develop

plans and responses which meet those needs.

? To act on behalf of vulnerable individuals to safeguard their health and


? Effectively manage a designated caseload to achieve the best

outcomes for individuals, groups and communities.

? Provide leadership and expertise to empower individuals, groups and

communities to achieve identified change.

? Build and sustain relationships with individuals and communities.

? Represent the needs of vulnerable people.


? Work with individuals, their carers and their advocates, where

appropriate, in the assessment of individuals needs and the provision

of appropriate services/resources.

? Work with individuals to identify the aims and objectives of proposed


? Produce care plans with individuals and ensure their effective


? Provide social work with homeless and potentially homeless


? Act as a Duty Officer.

? Assist in the inductions of newly qualified social work employees.

? Provide consultation to other social worker staff on a particular


? Supervise and assess social worker students or trainees.

? Record all work undertaken and prepare reports/assessments.

? Accept responsibility, with the line manager, for reviewing work on

caseloads at regular intervals. This would include closure and transfer

of cases.

? Ensure that the quality of service provided to and on behalf of

individuals meets agreed quality standards.

? Maintain effective contacts with all providers of care and other people

responsible for relevant community resources.

? Initiating, where necessary, multi-disciplinary meetings for the coordination of complex care arrangements including safeguarding.

? Undertake financial assessment role, where required.

? Seek to ensure income maximisation for people.

? Understand and comply with all County Council policies and relevant

legislation in the performance of the duties of the post.

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