Social Worker (Adult Services) – P02-3

3 May 2024
£25 / hour
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Job Title : Social Worker (Adult Services) – P02-3
Job Category : Social Care – Qualified (Adults)
Location : Hackney Service Centre, Hackney Council
Hours Per Week : 36.00
Start Date : Immediate start
Start Time : 09:00
End Time : 17:00
Salary: £25.06


The post holder will be part of Adult Services. They will work to assess the social care needs of people in accordance with the wellbeing principles of the Care Act and offer a personalised and strengths based approach.

Working to promote personalised support and facilitating the opportunities for service user choice and control, they will be responsible for managing a case load, conducting robust assessments in partnership with service users, their carers and multi-disciplinary partners where appropriate.
They will clearly identify outcomes that need to be achieved through provision of this service. They will also help people identify how best to meet their own longer term needs and aspirations by enabling them to identify appropriate asset based goals and building outcomes focused support plans.
The post holder will be responsible for assessing and supporting and assessing risk

The post holder will operate within an agreed performance management and budgetary framework and with support from their line manager they will be responsible for assessing and managing risk, ensuring application of robust quality assurance and safeguarding procedures.
Knowledge of Adult Social Care
1. Good demonstrable understanding of the Care Act, and The Mental Capacity Act /DOLS.
2. Good working knowledge of the London Multi Agency Adult Safeguarding policy and procedures and all related adults legislation, including Making Safeguarding Personal.
3. Knowledge of current best practice and integration initiatives across health and care areas.
4. Knowledge and understanding of the needs of Adults at Risk and those with a Long term conditions and complex needs.
5. Good understanding of the issues relating to the delivery of assessment and support planning for people within a diverse community setting and the range of solutions available to facilitate their independence from a strengths based perspective.

Technical Skills
1. Working knowledge of a wide range of typical IT tools including database, word processing, email and spreadsheet applications.

1. UK state registered degree in Social Work, DipSW or CQSW.
2. A current Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau assessment.
3. HCPC registration