Qualified Adult's Social Worker - Cheshire

Chester, Manchester
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: HSTWSC170420C_1587132599
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2020-04-17
  • Location: Chester, Manchester
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2020-06-16
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Tradewind Recruitment Social Care are currently recruiting for Qualified Adult's Social Workers for various teams in Cheshire.

The main purpose of the role is to work with adults who are physical frail, disabled, elderly, have learning disabilities and suffer with mental health issues. To be able to work in cases of emergency, prioritise workload, have a flexible approach to work.

Main Duties:

  • To manage a caseload of complex cases/assessments
  • Manage and monitor a workload of complex, specialist and generic cases and organise work activities taking into account the need to prioritise tasks and responsibilities, ensuring statutory responsibilities are undertaken
  • Undertake interviews, Mental Capacity Act assessments and observations and gather information from informal networks and other agencies to analyse summarise and evaluate the information to provide a holistic assessment of needs, balancing risk and protective factors
  • Document cases accurately and concisely ensuring this is proportionate and only includes salient information
  • Contribute to multi agency, multi-disciplinary conferences and meetings as appropriate
  • To communicate closely and sensitively with family members of service users
  • Undertake all work in accordance with the required local and national policies, procedures, best practice standards and current legislation

Essential skills & experience needed:

  • To have sound knowledge around the continuing health care process and procedure and the legislation that underpins this, including the Decision Support Tools, London Health Needs Tool
  • To have knowledge and understanding of risks, Safeguarding, Care Act 2014, Deprivation of Liberty and Continuing Health Care
    Ability to understand and consider the needs / criteria for sheltered, residential and nursing care
    Ability to work with challenging cases, flexibility and to be able to prioritise
  • Experience of organising and managing support packages


Job requirements:

  • An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years' experience working within Adult Services

All applicants need to be social work qualified with current SWE registration

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