Ref. 55429

Social Worker – Adults

  • Location: Dewsbury, England
  • Salary: £29 - £29 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care is looking for a qualified Senior Social Worker to fill an exclusive opportunity specialising in adults across North and South Kirklees.

The role:

You will be responsible for the holistic assessment of individuals and their carers’ needs. You will be responsible for the day to day management of your assigned cases intervening with legal and procedural authority to protect vulnerable people at risk of abuse or neglect; to help individuals develop and sustain their capacities for independent living and in complex situations to try and prevent or resolve conflict which may place individuals at risk.

You will undertake strength based assessments of individuals and their carers’ needs dealing in particular with the more complex cases presented, undertaking risk assessments. You will put together a plan in consultation with individuals and their carers which will meet their assessed needs within the priorities and eligibility criteria of the Council, which will maintain their personal dignity and independence.

Key Responsibilities:

As part of the team you will be expected to work on the duty rota when needed.

As a professionally qualified Social Worker you will have responsibility for managing your individual caseload, taking into account the needs of service users and ensuring effective use of time and resources.

You will make full use of the council’s IT systems and work within administrative and financial procedures including the maintenance of up to date records.

As your skills and experience develop you will be expected to work with greater autonomy and with more complex cases although support will be readily available where needed. Y ou will also be expected to pass on your expertise via mentoring and support to colleagues and students.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Degree approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
  • Experience: 2+ years working with children as a qualified Social Worker in the UK.
  • Compliance: Up to date HCPC registration and DBS.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.

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