Adults Social Worker – Portsmouth

Adults Social Worker – Portsmouth

Posted 4 weeks ago


Adults Social Worker – Portsmouth
Safeguarding Team
Rate: up to £35.69 per hour
We are recruiting for motivated qualified social worker to join our busy team. This role is with one of the UK’s highest performing local authorities, serving as one of the best places to live and work in.
This is a qualified role requiring you to be SWE registered and have relevant experience.
What is the role?
This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic qualified practitioner considering a new challenge within a multi-agency setting offering advice, guidance and support to a wide-ranging workforce in relation to often complex, sensitive and emotive safeguarding concerns. 
The post holder will work with a wide range and variety of statutory and non-statutory agencies including the police, community health teams, residential homes, domiciliary care agencies, acute hospitals, substance misuse, homeless services, quality teams, CQC and local charities.
         Key responsibilities include:

  • The application of professional knowledge, skills, experience and initiative to demonstrate a clear understanding of safeguarding in line with the Pan Hampshire Multi-Agency Safeguarding Adults Policy and The Care Act.
  • Effective and proactive multi-disciplinary team working and networking within the Portsmouth Adult Safeguarding team and across community organisations and agencies.
  • Triaging adult safeguarding concerns providing advice, comprehensive actions and appropriate delegation within the legal time frame.
  • To ensure decisions and outcomes are communicated and all relevant information is robustly documented and shared as appropriate including back to the referrer where no further action has been taken.
  • Working independently managing own professional caseload. Taking ownership for ongoing enquiries, reports and investigations including written Section 42 enquiries, non-statutory enquiries and Multi Agency Risk Management meetings.
  • The ability to work with complex practice issues creatively and innovatively ensuring that the customer’s wishes and outcomes are always sought.
  • Contribution to the development of and participation in the delivery of training, education and reflective learning sessions. To actively engage and facilitate learning for other professionals and students on placement who are shadowing the team.
  • Experience of facilitating professional supervision and mentoring within the team and previous experience in a supervisory role.
  • Representing the Adult Safeguarding team at internal and external forums, meetings and case reviews as required.
  • Commitment to evidence based and critically reflective practice and discussion including evidence of Continual Professional Development.

This is an agency post and Pertemps can offer you.

  • An easy registration process (all done online)
  • Referral schemes and incentives
  • Ongoing compliance managed for you
  • Prompt and reliable payroll and lots more

Please contact Joe Thomas-Samuels on 07860876427 or for more information.