Social Worker (Adults)

Location: Tiverton  |  Devon  |  England
Sector: Social Care
Consultant: George Owen
Job Reference: MBO0003
Salary: £28 - £31
Job Status: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care is looking for an experienced Social Worker to fill an exclusive opportunity specialising in the wellbeing of adults across Devon.

The role:

As an Adult Social Worker, you will be expected to provide professional leadership for complex case arrangements, in situations which involve, risk, complexity and safety of the service user and others. You will also Identify through assessment the needs and strengths of service users and/or family carers and source appropriate solutions and interventions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Use analytical skills to inform assessment, decision making and intervention.
  • Complete support planning with services users to ensure that outcomes identified at assessment are met within budgetary constraints through the provision of support, equipment, adaptations and enabling programmes
  • Identify and take a professional lead on adult safeguarding issues where abuse or neglect is suspected.
  • Take a professional lead and oversee cases of individuals who lack capacity to agree to or plan their care, undertake proportionate assessment in accordance with current Adult Social Care legislation including MCA and best interest assessments.
  • To provide more specialist social work practice skills and knowledge to make independent decisions and support situations in which risk, ambiguity or complexity is greatest.
  • To act as the lead professional to services users and their carers and families to enable them to retain, as far as possible, choice and control of their lives. To provide written and verbal reports, appropriate for courts and other legal purposes, which are concise, informative and based on complex evidence to support problem solving and resolution.
  • Support in safeguarding process to assess and manage risk, knowing how to intervene proportionately and ensuring people are protecting from harm, while protecting their human rights 10. Assess and manage risk, knowing how to intervene proportionately and ensuring people are protected from harm, whilst protecting their human rights.

Applicant Requirements:

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

Working with Seven Social Care:

Established in 2011, Seven Social Care is a leading provider of social care professionals to county councils, charities, hospitals, care homes and private organisations across the UK.

Seven is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified and available staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of social care; including Children and Adults, Mental Health, Substance Misuse, Community, Support Work and everything in between.

After being shortlisted for multiple awards in 2018, we are proud of our nationwide reputation for providing a world-class recruitment service that is underpinned by honesty, integrity and attention to detail.

Refer a friend, family member or colleague for £250

If you’re not the perfect match for this role, but you know a Social Worker who is, help them find their dream job by referring them to Seven Social Care. As a little ‘thank you’ from us, you will receive £250 for every referral that is successfully placed into a new role.