Ref. 56441

Social Worker – Adults ISCM Team

  • Location: Gloucester, England
  • Salary: £35 - £35 per annum
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care is looking for a qualified Adults Social Worker to fill an exclusive opportunity working within Gloucestershire, We are offering £35 per hour. Full time 37 hours per week and we are also offering a mix of remote working.

The role:

Social Workers work alongside adult social care practitioners, managers and other professionals within a range of Locality offices, including hospital settings and a specialist learning disabilities team. Social Workers have a key role in upholding the rights of people in Gloucestershire with care and support needs. Social Workers, work in line with legislative frameworks to deliver person centred practice, in often challenging and complex situations, and take a lead role in undertaking enquires to safeguard adults with care and support needs across Gloucestershire, balancing their rights, wishes and feelings in line with statutory duties.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Listen to the people of Gloucestershire, supporting them to connect to community resources, including promoting digital inclusion; recognising the opportunities and risk of new technologies, digital resources, online communications, virtual environments and social media in social work.
  • Prioritise supporting people in crisis to regain control of their lives, working together to achieve effective plans to reduce risk and ensure people are more stable.
  • In line with the Care Act, undertake complex social care interventions including assessments, to determine eligibility, and support plans, to ensure individuals are enabled to lead the lives they choose.
  • To coordinate and manage section 42 enquiries and complex, high risk situations, utilising professional judgement throughout.
  • To promote social change and development, social cohesion and the empowerment and liberation of people.
  • To develop and maintain an in – depth knowledge of local resources, working collaboratively with teams and services both within and outside of Gloucestershire County Council.
  • To be an active participant of your team, supporting the development of others and committed to own professional development to deliver the best quality practice for the people of Gloucestershire.
  • To take responsibility for obtaining regular, effective supervision from a professional supervisor/manager and appraisal to discuss effective practice, reflection, continuing professional development and career opportunities.
  • To take ownership of and responsibility for delivering against team and individual performance targets. Maintaining an awareness of own professional limitations and knowledge gaps and seeking to address these.
  • To contribute to the development of the service by communicating new ideas, through means such as briefings, completion of council surveys, and team meetings.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Degree in Social Work.
  • Experience: 2+ years working with children as a qualified Social Worker in the UK.
  • Compliance: Up to date SWE registration and DBS.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37 hours p/w.

Working with Seven Social Care:

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