Social Worker - Adult's Community Team

Recruiter
Connect2SocialWork
Location
Hampshire
Posted
18 Nov 2020
Closes
24 Nov 2020
Ref
1819362619
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Connect2socialwork are looking for Qualified Social Workers to join various Adult's Community Teams across Hampshire.

In this role you will work collaboratively with partner agencies to promote the independence and improve the wellbeing of older adults and adults with physical disabilities living in the Hampshire community. Working in accordance with social care legislation and local government requirements, informed by the values and principles of social care, you will be supporting in the delivery of person centred, safe and effective social care services.

Role Responsibilities:
  • To use professional skills, knowledge, and experience and a range of interpersonal and specialist communication skills to gather information and make a full assessment of risks protection and social care needs of individuals and carers/families, within relevant legal and statutory frameworks, agreed priorities and current eligibility criteria.
  • Refer to other relevant agencies and undertake joint assessments where appropriate to ensure all risks and needs are considered.
  • To arrange, provide or purchase appropriate services/care within the Departments agreed priorities and resource framework to reflect best value principals and to comply with legislation and statutory duties.
  • Take appropriate action in conjunction with other agencies and within legal and statutory framework, to protect vulnerable people.
  • Manage an agreed case load in accordance with statutory and Departmental procedures and objectives, and professional good practice to enable individuals to achieve goals and maximise their strengths
  • Monitor, review and reassess care packages/services against identified risks, needs, and objectives to ensure the continued effectiveness in achieving required or wanted outcomes.
  • Make appropriate use of paper and computerised case recording systems to and effectively contribute to professional case management and comply with current legislation and Departmental Policies and Procedures. Records should be accessible to individuals, colleagues and managers as appropriate.
  • Produce reports as required which comply with statutory and Departmental procedures and capture and analyse information clearly and guide decision making and case management.
  • Ensure knowledge of benefits, fees and allowances is current and advise individuals how to access them in order to achieve maximum independence and manage expectations and demands.

Candidates will ideally have:
  • Have at least 18 months experience of working as a social worker within adults services
  • SWE Registration
  • Be self-motivated and able to use own initiative
  • Be able to work under pressure and in stressful and challenging situations
  • Be able to demonstrate sensitivity, vigilance and professionalism in their work
  • Have a can-do attitude and flexible approach
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Drive and have access to a car

Benefits of working for Connect2SocialWork:
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to a wide range of roles nationwide, as well as exclusive roles to C2SW
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive knowledge
  • Reward schemes such as Refer a Friend
  • Prompt and reliable payroll system
  • Work for an agency owned by Kent County Council

If interested in this role or any other, please contact Lisa Hallinan on or email a CV to

About Connect2SocialWork
Connect2SocialWork is wholly owned by Kent County Council. In addition to our links with KCC, we have managed services in place with Hampshire County Council and Luton Borough Council. We also provide available work with the majority of the local authorities nationwide. Our commitment to you is we will work proactively and tirelessly to market you until we find you that perfect role.

All posts are subject to satisfactory DBS check and references.

Connect2Staff/Connect2Kent, part of Commercial Services Trading/Kent Ltd, is an equal opportunities Employment Agency & Business and positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates.