Ref. RK11027

Senior Social Worker

  • Location: York, England
  • Salary: £32 - £32 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care is working with East Riding of Yorkshire Council to recruit an experienced Qualified Social Worker.

Essential Criteria

• Relevant social Work qualification; (DipSW, CQSW, Social Work degree or equivalent professional social work qualification).

• Social Work England Registered and understanding of the Social Work England codes of conduct and ethics/ standards of proficiency.

• An understanding of Social Work Reform Agenda including the Professional Capabilities Framework and Knowledge and Skills Statement for Adult Social Workers.

• Demonstrate an understanding and application of legislation, guidance and frameworks that inform this service area.

• An ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence through the medium of English

• Full driving license

• Suitable to work with vulnerable adults

• Demonstrates organisational awareness

• Aware of confidentiality and data protection issues

• Understand and embraces the need for transformational change and innovation

• Can demonstrate outcome focussed practice with service users

• Can demonstrate an understanding of strength based practice • Is able to deal with difficult situations

• Able to chair and/ or contribute to a range of meetings in relation to Adult Services and produce high quality assessments and reports for a range of functions.

• Work with partner agencies and experience of multi-agency working locally, regionally and nationally.

• Accomplished in the use of Microsoft applications and databases.

Desirable Criteria

 Demonstrates the ability to articulate complex information

• Treats people with respect and seeks to understand the views of people who need care and support

• Explains Adult social care procedures/ policy fully and ensures people who need care and support understand what information has been given to them

• Gives people confidence in the service provided, by ensuring they have acted on requests for help and advice timely and by keeping people informed of actions.

• Informs supervisor/manager of support that would improve the outcomes for people who need care and support.

• Provides advice and information on support available other than adult social care

• Delivers information clearly in a range of formats in differing settings.

• Has ability to problem solve.

• Plays a leading role in practice development in the team and help sustains a learning culture

• Liaises with a range of professionals including more senior colleagues.

• Has drive and energy – use initiative and actively develop their expertise in one or more areas of practice.

• Demonstrates expert and effective practice in complex situations, assessing and managing higher levels of risk, striking a balance between support and control.

• Professionally liaises with a range of professionals including more senior colleagues.

• Ability to manage complex caseloads.

• Able to offer expert opinion to colleagues in the team, service and wider organisation


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