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Adult Social Worker

  • Job reference: XMSASWLEI
  • Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Adult Social Worker required within Leicester City Councils Learning Disabilities Team.

The role is to work with the service users with social care needs including mental health issues, substance misuse issues, physical, sensory, age-related and learning disabilities and their carers to empower and promote service users to achieve positive outcomes in life.

Candidates will be working on an initial 3 month contract with rates from £22+ per hour full time.

Duties:
- To manage a specialist caseload in accordance with departmental and divisional priorities, policies and procedures.

- To commission, co-ordinate, monitor and review community care services to service users and their carers in a way that meets the diverse population of people living in the City of Leicester.

- To undertake the statutory functions of Leicester City Council's Adult Social Care & Health service as relevant to the post including the Safeguarding Adults function.

- To be able to recognise mental health and adult protection issues and other concerns and risks that require appropriate referrals.

- To undertake the statutory functions of Leicester City Council's Adult Social Care services including safeguarding adults.

- To assess the needs of and risks to service users with social care needs including mental health issues, substance misuse issues, physical, sensory, age-related and learning disabilities and their carers.

- To co-ordinate and arrange various community care services and advise and explain financial implications. To monitor and review community care services. To manage risk as appropriate.


If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Theo at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 964 or email theo.mason@servicecare.org.uk

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed!