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Social Worker - Adults Community/ Locality Team

Job Type:
Social Work
Adult Services, Community
Social Worker, Senior Social Worker
South West
£28 to £30 per hour
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Adults Community/Locality Team - Dorset - £28-30 per hour 
Based in Weymouth 

We require a Social Worker with previous post qualified experience to work in a Adults Community / Locality Team in Dorset. 

In this role as a Adults Community Social Worker you will manage a caseload, make assessments and form care plans while communicating with colleagues and a number of partner agencies. This is a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference to vulnerable adults across the Dorset region while working in a passionate and well structured authority.

Benefits as a Adults Community Social Worker:
  • Long term contract 
  • Flexible working 
  • Supportive management team 
  • Training provided 
  • Laptop provided 
Responsibilities as a Adults Community Social Worker:
  • Participate in the operation of duty desk, responding and prioritising cases accordingly to need
  • Completing assessments of need for service users and their carers 
  • Presenting large and complex cases to panel to for funding for provision of services
  • Assessing for mental capacity and best interests  Mental Capacity Act 2005 and ensuring DOLS procedures are in place when appropriate
  • Offer support and advise about alternative services in the community that can be resourced to promote independence
  • Transfer closed cases to appropriate reviewing teams
  • Working within the legislation of the Care Act 2014 by responding to Safeguarding referrals, assessing risks, planning strategy meetings, undertaking effective enquiries, and contribute to safeguarding plans to ensure outcomes are consistent with those identified by the service user and carers
  • Respond to new and changed legislation in respect of Adult Services and implement as directed
  • HCPC registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • A full UK license holder
Why Liquid Personnel?
  • New ‘Faster Pay’ service getting you paid more quickly 
  • Twice weekly payroll 
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies  
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
  • Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK
  • “Refer a Friend” bonus - get £200 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place*
  • “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *
For more information please contact

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. * Terms and conditions apply to our bonus schemes

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 235 6998
Contact: Adam Rycroft

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