Service Care Solutions Ltd

Adults Social Worker

Service care solutions are looking for an experienced Adults Social Worker to join Worcestershire County Council in their Learning Difficulties Team.

Based either at Parkside (North) or County Hall (South).


This full-time (37 hours) role will involve an element of home working, but you will also be required to travel in and around Gloucester for visits.

You will also be expected to complete an office-based induction when you start your role.


This post is for Experienced Social Workers with experience in working in a strength-based manner with Learning Disabilities service users and carers, extensive knowledge of Mental Capacity, safeguarding, community DOLs and other statutory duties.

Supportive teams with a focus on reflective practice and strength-based approach to working with people and a flexible approach to working.



Your main job duties will be:



  • To work with adults, using a strength-based approach, who have complex or fluctuating needs and require intensive support to reduce and manage those risks.

  • To work in partnership and engage other professionals to ensure there is a multi-agency approach which enables the adult and/or their carer to live as independently

  • as possible.

  • To meet statutory requirements including best practice in relation to the principles of the Care Act 2014 and the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the Mental Health Act

  • As an experienced social worker, it is a requirement to be autonomous in the application of relevant legislation, policy, procedures and social work theory.

  • To support the professional and practice development of social care workers, newly qualified social workers and level 2 social workers

  • To support and promote opportunities for students within the team, including shadowing.

  • To identify and support adults and carers who may be at risk of abuse or neglect using Making Safeguarding Personal and complete section 42 enquiries as directed.

  • The Social Worker may be expected, on occasions, to represent the Authority in court and may be required to attend as a witness or give evidence.



Requirements:



  • Professional Social Work qualification.

  • Social Work England registered.

  • Enhanced DBS.

  • Nature of the post requires flexibility to meet urgent work needs as they arise.

    This will inevitably entail some work outside normal office hours and other locations across Gloucestershire including cover for out of hours services.

  • Must hold a driving licence and have access to a car.



Please call Parys Keen on 01772 208964 or email Parys.Keen@servicecare.org.uk to discuss more or apply.



Contract Details:


Salary: competitive hourly rate, £28.66 Ltd


Hours: Flexible


Location: Worcestershire


Role: Social Work Experienced- Adults



If you are interested in the roles above, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Parys Keen at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964 or email Parys.Keen@servicecare.org.uk.

We offer £250 for any Social Worker referrals!



Benefits of working with Service care solutions:




  • Candidate Referral Bonus.

  • SCS offer £250 for every Qualified Social Worker you refer over to us!

  • If you are placed into 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.




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