Job Description

§ With access to advice and within normal arrangements for departmental accountability, to offer a social work service to vulnerable adults including people with a disability, older adults and their carers taking account of the framework of relevant Acts of Parliament, Council policy and Partnership policies. This may take the form of: –

a) continuous support to people with older adults, adults with a long-term physical disability and or with a learning disability,

b) support users diagnosed as having a dementia type illness or psychiatric disorder.

c) Specialist knowledge and experience of working with adults with learning disabilities and physical disabilities.

d) Support and monitoring to adults with difficulties relating to self-neglect and hoarding

§ To undertake training, as required.

§ This post is in the adult social care community team where the emphasis is on maximising independence to enable people to remain in their own communities and homes.

§ Use of a strength-based model in practice and performance

§ Engagement and development of customer interaction encouraging and values contribution to practice.

§ To work in line with legislation, Council policies and procedures

§ To work in partnership with integrated Care Service team with people in hospitals to facilitate appropriate and timely discharges

§ In collaboration with other professionals, to make an assessment of individual client need and implement and monitor the agreed care plan, as appropriate.

You must have:

  • A professional qualification in social work and experience of working with Adults
  • Social Work England registration.
  • Post qualified experience.
  • References required for the last 5 years of employment.

Benefits of working with

  • Free on-going training opportunities upon registering as part of our commitment to you.
  • Competitive Rates of pay
  • In house payroll, providing weekly payments and support
  • Enhanced DBS completed.
  • Support and expert advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
  • An assigned dedicated & experienced consultant
  • Various employment opportunities in your preferred geographical area
  • Flexible hours to meet your needs, full or part time
  • Recommend a friend bonus scheme
  • “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

If you would like to find out more information about this role, or the other opportunities have available feel free to click the ‘Apply' button below or contact the team on 0161 4199285**