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


Sheffield MASH Team

Job Purpose

To provide Effective Social Work, Prevention, Assessment and Case Management and Reviews of Care and Support of Adults under the Care Act 2014 and other statutory requirements.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

• Meet and maintain Social Work Registration requirements

• Through a Strengths Based Approach support people to live a fulfilling life at home, connected to the community and resources around them, and provide care and support where needed

• Assess and understand needs and wellbeing under the Care Act 2014 to determine eligibility, producing written assessments that evidences eligibility and evidences critical reflection and analysis to inform and provide rationale for professional decision making

• Provide information or support to facilitate wellbeing of the people and carers of Sheffield

• Working with other professionals and the voluntary sector to support the person and carers

• Utilise a range of IT software systems to record actions in line with General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

• Recording rationale for decisions made, co-produce support plans with the person and undertake risk assessment, applying problem-solving skills that prioritises independence, choice and recovery and utilises community assets.

• Work within the principles of the Mental Capacity Act 2005, assessing capacity and working in a person’s best interest where required

• Safeguarding, prevent harm and reduce the risks of abuse and/or neglect to Adults with social care needs as guided under the South Yorkshire Safeguarding Protocols

• Report writing for the purpose of legal forums. Attendance at appropriate legal forums with support

• To share knowledge and contribute to the development of student social workers with support from a practice teacher

• Research, analyse, evaluate and use current knowledge of best practice

• Acting responsibly and with accountability for public funds. Using resources wisely while balancing needs and managing unrealistic expectations

• Effective communication and negotiation skills

• Knowledge of the referral and signposting processes regarding Housing, Welfare Benefits and other community support services

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

You must have:

  • A professional qualification in social work and experience of working with Children’s
  • Social Work England registration.
  • Post qualified experience.
  • Enhanced DBS/Update service.
  • 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

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