Senior Adult Social Worker - MASH Team- Knowsley

Prescot, Knowsley

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: HSTWSC200520B_1589982756
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2020-05-20
  • Location: Prescot, Knowsley
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2020-07-19
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Tradewind Social Care are currently recruiting for an Adults' Senior Social Worker for the MASH Team in Knowsley - L36 9GD

Senior Practitioner required to work within a Safeguarding Adults Team as part of a Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub.

Main duties:

  • Screening all safeguarding adult concerns in line with the Care Act 2014 were there are concerns in relation to allegations of abuse or neglect, if the adult has care and support needs and as a result of these needs unable to safeguard themselves
  • Will require experience working within adult social care and demonstrate an ability to undertake Care Act assessments, Mental Capacity assessments and safeguarding adult enquiries
  • The senior practitioner will be required to safeguard and promote the welfare of adults at risk and their families/carers
  • Implementing the Making Safeguarding Personal and strengths based approach to safeguarding adults
  • The senior practitioner will also be required to chair safeguarding strategy meetings and supervise social work staff within the team.

Essential Skills & Experience needed:

  • Diploma in social work or equivalent qualification
  • Successful completion of Assessed Year in Employment
  • Be registered with Social Work England SWE
  • Clear Enhanced DBS check
  • Over 2 years' experience working with Adult's MASH team
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