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Social Worker

  • Job reference: APASWHomeNotts
  • Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Home based Adult Social Work role to work with Nottinghamshire County Council

Nottinghamshire County Council are currently looking for an experienced Adult Social Worker to join their Aging well flexible response team. This is a working from home role but you must be able to do visits if it is a necessity.

Responsible for the assessment, support planning and review of complex
individual needs and then initiate and co-ordinate a range of outcomes to meet

Maintain a more complex caseload including safeguarding at work.
Following appropriate training undertake assessments using a range of health and
social care tools, for example, Best Interests Assessor, Decision Support Tool,
Continuing Health Care Assessments and Deprivation of Liberty.

Responsible for the identification of potential reablement opportunities and
provide access to those services as required.

Provide professional detailed information, advice and support to service users and
their carers.

Promote the principles of choice and control, personalisation and self-directed
support to ensure that service users can assess and manage their own needs,
risks and uncertainties within their chosen living environment and meet their
identified short and long term goals.

Identify community and other natural support resources, maximising individuals
assets using benefits, preventative/universal services and other funding sources.
Monitor and review ongoing service provision ensuring all parties involved are
fully co-ordinated.

Liaise and negotiate with local providers and support networks to deliver better

Contribute to practice and service development including advising, mentoring and
assisting less experienced staff - particularly in relation to tasks that may be
undertaken to support the qualified and experienced role.

Organise and manage your workload independently under the supervision and
guidance of the senior practitioner and/or team manager.

Have regard at all times for the confidential nature of the work and not to discuss
or disclose information to unauthorised parties.

Candidate Profile
The successful candidate for this position will have experience of working as an Adults Social Worker. Has a willingness to learn new skills on the job and be able to work within a fast paced team environment.

Pay: £28.00 per hour dependent on experience.

*Degree in Social Work
*Minimum 2 years experience within a Social Work team
*SWE registration
If you are interested in this role or looking for a new role within Social Work in the UK, please contact Alex Procter on 01772 208 964

*Service Care Solutions also offer a referral fee of £250 for anyone you may know. Once they are placed and complete their probationary period you receive a £250 bonus! *

Working with Service Care Solutions offers you a number of benefits including:

* A specialist consultant within an experience and dedicated recruitment team
* Excellent rates of pay
* An extensive range of vacancies available throughout the UK
* Payroll service twice a week