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Adult Safeguarding Advanced Practitioner

  • Job reference: 021020198
  • Location: Hertford, Hertfordshire
  • Job type: All
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: My Client Hertfordshire County Council are looking for Advanced Practitioner for Adult Safeguarding Team, Based in Stevenage Farnham house
The Adult Safeguarding teams are new teams providing a service to all adults who have a need for care and support, although initially not with people whose primary need is Mental Health. Working with Making Safeguarding Personal principles, the team will manage the process of decision making on concerns and arranging and chairing Case Conferences, working closely with the local teams where Safeguarding enquiries are needed.

As a social care professional (Social Worker, Occupational Therapist, Nurse or other) the Adult Safeguarding Practitioner will contribute effectively and professionally to the work of the specialist Adult Safeguarding team, to fulfil Hertfordshire County Council's adult safeguarding responsibilities in line with section 42 of the Care Act and working within Hertfordshire safeguarding frameworks. The values and principles of Making Safeguarding Personal are intrinsic to the operations of the team.

You will endorse and act in accordance with the principles of personalisation, ensuring that appropriate safeguarding responses and actions are person-centred and, as far as possible, putting people in control of their lives. Your practice will be responsive, inclusive and community-based, working to ensure the service provided is effective, efficient and delivers positive and personal outcomes for the citizens of Hertfordshire.

You will respond to safeguarding concerns raised; record safeguarding adult concerns accurately and timely; identify safeguarding plans to mitigate risk to the person; gather relevant information to support decision making; seek and record views of adult at risk, undertake capacity assessments / best interest decisions as appropriate; contribute to strategy discussions or meetings. You may be required to lead investigations and contribute to case conferences, ensuring outcomes are recorded; be lead investigator on a section 42 enquiry; and identify need for other assessments or interventions require

What you need to apply?
-HCPC/ Relevant Qualification
-Experienced Practitioner
-Demonstrable understanding of good practice and policy in Safeguarding
-understanding and application of the Mental Capacity Act.
Contract 3 month on going
Rate of Pay - £30ph
Hours - Mon-Fri 37 hours per week

How to Apply?
Contact Louise Rutter @ Service Care Solutions call 01772 208964 or Email

Benefits of working with Service care solutions
Free Payroll Service*
SCS will fund the £9 a week fee via ARCH Umbrella company! if you secure a Qualified Social worker role.
Candidate Referral Bonus
SCS offer £250 for every Qualified Social Worker you refer over to us!
(£150 after 6 weeks in the assignment and £100 after completing 12 weeks)
Find your own job bonus
SCS will offer £150 to Qualified Social Workers sourcing their own job and referring it to the agency you must be placed in the role for 4weeks before payment can be made!
Permanent Qualified Social Worker Bonus*
If you are placed in to a permanent position by SCS we will pay £250 after you have completed 12 weeks in the role!
Subsidised training
SCS will pay up to £250 each year to help with your Continuing Professional Development

Loyalty Reward Scheme
SCS will pay a "Thank you" bonus to Qualified Social Workers after each 12-month period they complete with SCS.