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Social Worker - Neighbourhood Team

Job Type:
Social Work
Adult Services, Adult Safeguarding, Adults With Physical Disabilities
Social Worker
North West
Rochdale, Greater Manchester
£25.02 to £25.02 per hour
Salary Description:
Up to £25.02 per hour
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Neighbourhood team - Rochdale - £25.02 Per Hour

This role will involve working across the neighbourhood teams supporting adults aged over 18. It is a generic neighbourhood team and work with a range of individuals and families with various presenting circumstances. The nature of work will be primarily case management and may include safeguarding enquiries, duty work, capacity and best interest assessment / decision making and assessment and support planning. The team cover physical disabilities, learning disabilities and older persons mental health and work in both community and 24 hour care settings.

Benefits of the role:

* Competitive level 3 rate
* Working with a variety of service users
* Sensible caseloads
* Option of working from home or from the office

Key Responsibilities:

* Responsible for a caseload of more complex cases, providing advice to other social workers in relation to their cases
* Provides casework supervision to other social workers in the team and may also supervise students, trainees, less experienced professional team members, support staff and volunteers
* Participate in the planning / reviewing of cases
* Develop and maintain effective relationships with service users, their families and carers
* Provide advice and support and promote independence and early intervention, as necessary
* Liaise with colleagues in own or other departments or external agencies to gather relevant information for assessment and care planning activities
* Maintain and update case notes and other records to required ethical and quality standards
* Write high quality reports as required and also where required give evidence in court in relation to care proceedings
* Work effectively on complex situations, use their initiative and evaluate their own and others practice

Essential Requirements:

* Social Work England registration
* Eligibility to work in the UK
* Post-qualified experience

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: 01619741668
Contact: Michael Doherty

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