Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Bolton’s Adult Safeguarding Team. As a Social Worker on the Safeguarding Team, you will work across the Borough of Bolton, responding to safeguarding concerns and promoting positive relationships with provider services, agencies, other teams and our respective partner agencies.

Along with holding a caseload you will provide a consultative and supportive function to the wider Social Work Teams to ensure we deliver consistency across Adult Services. You will have experience and knowledge of the statutory duties under the Care Act 2014, specifically in relation to Safeguarding.

The role includes you being on a duty rota, screening telephone calls, emails, police contacts and provide advice and guidance to members of the public & partner agencies.

You will be expected to complete Section 42 (Care Act 2014) safeguarding enquiries, attend strategy meetings and be an active participant in case conferences, working with individuals at risk to ensure we put them at the focus of what we do and adhere to the Making Safeguarding Personal agenda.

The role also involves you preparing for and participating in multi-agency meetings in accordance with legislation, policies, procedures, and best practice.

The post offers the opportunity to enhance your current skills and develop your knowledge in social work practice and safeguarding adult. You will be based within the Bolton MASSS (Multi-Agency Screening and Safeguarding Service).

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated individual who has a passion for safeguarding adults work and embedding Making Safeguarding Personal. You will have an excellent understanding of safeguarding issues within adult social care and will ideally have had previous safeguarding social work experience and/or work with people with complex needs.

We want someone who continuously strives to develop professionally, have excellent communication skills, be a team player who is able to prioritise and problem solve working autonomously, yet know when to seek advice and guidance from your colleagues and managers.

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**