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Adults Social Worker

  • Job reference: JM081220ASW
  • Location: Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Service Care Solutions are looking for a Social Worker to Join the Adults Disabilities with Hertfordshire County Council on a temporary basis.

The purpose is to contribute effectively and professionally to the work of the Adult Disability Team and Older People Teams by providing appropriate responses to those in need of support and taking appropriate safeguarding action as and when required Social Workers and Senior Social Workers will endorse and act in accordance with the principles of personalisation, ensuring that care and support are person-centred and as far as possible put the people with whom they work in control of their lives.

Main responsibilities

1. Responds to complex needs

Provides professional leadership in situations which are complex or ambiguous.
Uses analytical skills to inform assessment, decision making and intervention, supporting others to do the same where appropriate.
Completes support planning with service users to ensure that outcomes identified at assessment are met through the provision of support, equipment, adaptations and enabling programmes.

2. Ensures effective safeguarding and risk management
Acts as the lead professional in safeguarding situations (both inter-agency and inter-professional situations)
Assesses and manages risk, knowing how to intervene proportionately and ensuring people are protected from harm; while
protecting their human rights
Undertake proportionate assessment of vulnerable adults in accordance with current Adult Social Care legislation

3. Addresses adversity and social exclusion
Acts as the lead professional when an adult is at risk of social exclusion and assists people to deal with adverse circumstances
such as: poor health, poverty, inadequate living conditions; as well as maximising the strength of individuals, their families and
their communities
Actively promotes Equality and Diversity and challenges discrimination

4. Promotes independence and autonomy
Acts as the lead professional where a person is severely constrained by social or family circumstances and provides support to
achieve a reasonable degree to independence and autonomy
Uses a person centred approach, developing creative and personalised solutions to assist people to manage their lives
independently for as long as possible
Promotes independence and community wellbeing, choice and control within a personalisation framework and uses self-directed
support flexibly
Please call Joshua Morrison on 01772 208964 to discuss more or Apply

Contract Details:
Temp 12 weeks locum role - with possible extension
Pay Rate - up to £26ph LTD
Hours - 37 per week
Location - Hertfordshire

Currently Due to COV19 there will be home base working and Virtual Contact with clients

If you are interested in the roles above, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Joshua Morrison at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964 or email We offer £250 for any referrals!!

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