Adults Social Worker (Integrated Neighbourhood Team) - Manchester - #0003F94F1

Rusholme, Moss Side & Hulme Integrated Neighbourhood Team
This is opportunity for a Social Worker to cover for secondment.
The team is made up of Social Workers and Assessors who are responsible for the safe and timely Assessment and Review of citizens care and support needs.

The teams work closely within the INT’s Allied Health care professionals in supporting citizens with their assessed Health and Social Care needs, utilising Manchester’s Strength Based approach and the integration and connection to community asset-based provisions in developing the community and neighbourhood offer to better health and welfare for citizens.

Key Role Descriptors:
The role holder will work with complex cases in accordance with statutory responsibilities.
They will deploy these responsibilities in accordance with national and local policies and
procedures to secure positive outcomes for customers.
The role holder will manage safeguarding risk effectively, working within a multi agency
environment, providing a professional social work service.
To promote the independence and well-being of adults of working age and/or older people.
To complete assessment and planning of individual packages of care for service users and carers, in line with criteria of eligibility and designated care plan.
To work in a holistic and person centred way, ensuring customers and families remain
central to the processes they are part of.
The role holder will supervise and develop students and trainees and contribute to the
development of other staff including other social workers.

Key Role Accountabilities:
Effectively manage a complex caseload with appropriate supervision, guidance and
support. The role holder will be accountable for highly complex decision making across a range of social work duties and responsibilities.
Prepare and produce a variety of high quality and professional written documentation on
behalf of the City Council in accordance with national and local policies and procedures
and within agreed timescales.
Work in conjunction with and providing consultation to partner agencies to deliver effective planning for Adults, their carer’s and families to ensure positive outcomes. This will include representing the City Council at a range of meetings, proceedings and reviews as required.
Ensure that the practice of ethical record keeping is observed and recording is evidence
based, accurate and up to date.
Take an active role in team and service development. This will include supervising
students and providing support to colleagues as and when required.
A personal commitment to continuous self, professional and organisational development.
Through personal example, open commitment and clear action, ensure diversity is
positively valued, resulting in equal access and treatment in employment, service delivery and communications.

Role Portfolio
The role is for full time Social worker in Adults Social Care as part of Manchester City
The expectations of the Social Worker are expected to work in a person centred, strength based approach to achieve positive outcomes for the individual, supporting them to maintain their independence, and providing and promoting choice and control of their support to enable them to maintain their lives in their local community.

The Social Worker is required to recognise and identify safeguarding, taking a person
centred approach to safeguarding in accordance with the Care Act 2014 and Manchester City Council's safeguarding policy and process.
The Social Worker is also expected to have an understanding of the Mental Capacity Act 2005, demonstrating that where an individual does not have capacity, that they are acting in their best interests with the least restrictive options at all times.

What's on offer for the Social Worker?

  • Excellent competitive pay rate
  • Excellent management structure with experienced leaders
  • Desirable location with excellent transport links
  • A stable and well-supported working environment

You must have:

  • A professional qualification in social work and experience of working with Children, in particular previous experience of Assessment work
  • Social Work England registration or Social Care Wales registration for North Wales.
  • 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
  • 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**


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    We have our own in house payroll, providing weekly payments and support. We also offer a very generous £250 bonus if you bring your position to us or refer another qualified professional who is successfully placed with us (subject to 4 weeks)

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    Support and expert advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team

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