Job Description

Please be aware this is a Long Term Temporary post to start ASAP.

The following is essential criteria:

– Degree in Social Work

– SWE Registration

– Right to work within the UK

To manage an allocated caseload which includes routine social work interventions, escalating those that are more complex and require a higher level of professional input.

The social worker will consolidate and develop the skills and knowledge gained through formal qualification, through mentoring and guidance from experienced practitioners and take on increasing levels of complexity, responsibility and independent decision making in their area of work.

This includes working as part of a team providing support to adults/ adults at risk and children / children at risk, their families and carers.

Working with individuals/ people needing care and support, their families and carers in need of support, to identify and assess risks and identify support that minimises risk, guided on practice through management supervision, co-working on more complex cases with an experienced Social Worker or independently in line with the Social Worker’s development, knowledge and qualification .

To undertake assessments, develop and design care and support plans and other appropriate plans e.g. Education plans, and recommend, when required, any identified need for external support/ provision from appropriate providers, working within budgets, and working in partnership with all services to ensure best use of resources and ensure necessary approvals are gained, when required.

To adapt and apply Social Worker techniques to ensure approach meets the needs of the individuals/ people needing care and support, their families and carers in need of support and work in partnership with others.

To promote positive outcomes by taking appropriate action in the provision of professional support, advice and decisions to ensure that all individuals referred have a plan based on an assessment of need and that such plans are evidence based, recorded, reviewed and modified as appropriate.

To ensure practice and subsequent decisions safeguard the welfare of Adults/ adults at risk and children/ children at risk of immediate risk of harm and make decisions in the best interest of the adult/ child.

Post holders allocated to a Team which operates a duty system, will be required to undertake duty on a rota basis, respond immediately and effectively to cases that arise, understanding the recording system to identify the case and those who may/may not be involved including other professionals, undertaking assessments and planning around immediate crisis responses to ensure proportionate response to the situation, whilst recognising and managing potential risks.

Please be aware this is a Long Term Temporary post to start ASAP.

What’s on offer for the Social Worker

· Excellent competitive pay rate – paid weekly!

· Excellent management structure with experienced leaders

· Desirable location with excellent transport links

· A stable and well-supported working environment

Benefits of working with Semester.co.uk:

  • 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

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