Adults Social Worker – Sefton

Adults Social Worker - Sefton

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Adult’s Social Worker – Sefton 
Vulnerable People Service
Rate: up to £35 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 within adult’s services.
 
JOB PURPOSE
 
To contribute to the operational delivery of an effective Vulnerable People Service as part of a team responsible for safeguarding, promoting the welfare of and continuously improving outcomes for vulnerable people.
 
To manage a complex caseload, delivering high quality assessments and support plans that address the needs of vulnerable people through the commissioning of individual packages of care, whilst managing the reputation of the Council.
 
MAIN DUTIES  
 

  • Hold and effectively manage a complex and varied caseload with appropriate supervision, guidance and support, reflecting the function of the team and the Vulnerable People Service in accordance with policy, procedures, guidance and legislation. 
  • Undertake work within legislative frameworks including the preparation of written statements and representations to the judiciary at Court hearings. 
  • Be accountable for complex decision making in relation to caseloads ensuring professional judgement, service user involvement, needs led assessment, critical reflection and analysis to inform this. 
  • Identify and assess levels of risk and need (within statutory frameworks) in often complex situations. Undertake safeguarding investigations and deliver protective and/or supportive services for individuals at risk and maintain up to date assessments, care plans and reviews. 
  • Prepare statements of need/care and support plans, in consultation with other agencies as appropriate, that reflect the wishes of the individual and lead to the commissioning of personalised packages of care.
  • Negotiate personalised care arrangements with individuals and significant others that offer choices within affordable resources based on an allocated budget. 
  • Undertake direct work with adults and their families in line with care plans. 
  • Work co-operatively with both internal and external colleagues across multi – agency boundaries.

 
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 joe.thomas-samuels@pprsocialcare.co.uk for more information.