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Adult Safeguarding Social Worker

  • Job reference: 13012012020
  • Location: Hertfordshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: My Client is looking for 2 qualified social workers to join Hertfordshire Council to work in the Adult Safeguarding Team based in Stevenage.

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.

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 required

What you need to apply?
-1 years post qualified experience or ASYE
-Understanding and experience with Mental Capacity Act.
- range of experience of different needs

Details on the Role
-X 2 positions
-Team - Adult safeguarding
-Contract -3 months Plus
-Pay Rate Starting £26ph
-Bonus of £150 when sign up / Plus after 12 months' bonus received
-Car Driver
Location: Farnham House, Stevenage

How to Apply?
Contact louise Rutter on 01772 208964 or email