Adult's Social Worker

Essex, Essex
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: HSTW409589_1613731904
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Date Posted: 2021-02-19
  • Location: Essex, Essex
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2021-04-20
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Tradewind Recruitment are currently recruiting for an Adult's Social Worker for the Early Intervention Team for Essex Council.

Social workers manage a caseload, including assessment of risk and purposeful intervention through direct work, commissioned services and review. Quality assuring interventions and balancing need with finance.

Educated to degree level with current registration and the ability to demonstrate practice in accordance with professional standards. Experience of developing strong working relationships with partners, other agencies and the voluntary sector to deliver improved outcomes.

Main duties:

  • Assess complex social care needs and provide support to vulnerable adults, which enable them to live healthily and independently.
  • Develop support plans that gain commitment to solutions that drive the care required for each individual's needs.
  • Accountable for working within the statutory legal framework, policy and guidance and determining when the threshold for statutory intervention has been reached
  • Work collaboratively building effective relationships with internal and external partnerships and stakeholders, and the voluntary sector to assist children and vulnerable people in gaining support for inclusivity from within the community.
  • Accountable for conducting assessments and plan responses to safeguard a child or vulnerable adult include intervention as required.
  • Develop a client centric approach which enables early intervention and prevention and increases independence.
  • Pro-actively influences in a range of planning, decision making and case discussions inter-agency.
  • Work with families, communities and individuals to help people age well supporting the Council's wider strategic aims.

Experience and skills:

  • MUST have qualified experience for a local authority
  • Evidence of continuing professional development and demonstrable capability of practice in accordance with current professional standards e.g. professional capability framework, knowledge and skills statement.
  • Experience within a social care setting with evidence of challenging social and family situations.
  • Strong communication skills and an ability to develop a rapport and engage with diverse groups of individuals.
  • Developing strong relationships with partners, other agencies and the local community to achieve joint objectives and offer a supportive framework for children and vulnerable adults.
  • Understand the financial implications of care packages commissioned
  • Successful completion of Assessed Year in Employment
  • Be registered with Social Work England SWE
  • Clear Enhanced DBS check

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