Experienced Social Worker - TICAT

Posted 26 June 2024
Salary Up to £34.00 per hour
Job type Temporary
Discipline Social Work & Care
ContactRyan Stewart

Job description

Opus People Solutions on behalf of Walsall Council have an exciting opportunity for an Experience Social worker to join thier TICAT (Hospital Social Work Team).

This role will 37 hour per week and ah hybrid role where you will be based at Princess Royal Hospital hospital as well as client visits and working from home.

The main purpose of this role will be to assess plan and manage a professional Social Work case load and to attend and actively participate in weekly Peer review meetings where the work being undertaken with individuals and families is discussed within the ethos of Asset based social work and Community Led Support to make recommendations for final case decisions to be made by the Team Manager.

You will:

To manage a caseload in line with the BASW Professional Capabilities Framework for an Experienced Qualified Social Worker undertaking strength based assessments and provide evidence when identifying a level of need in line with the Care Act 2014, Mental Capacity Act 2005, and Human Rights Act 1998

* To promote close and constructive relationships with individuals, their families and the local neighbourhoods.

*To work in partnership with a range of statutory, independent and voluntary services to develop and implement Support Plan objectives and outcomes.

*Provide professional opinion and support the practice of colleagues within their team regarding complex cases and act as a resource base for other staff and students.

* Work to a range of legal options to support investigation and the safeguarding of vulnerable adults.

* Assess/Support Plan/Reviewing individuals receiving care and support from Adult Social Care with an emphasis on an Asset based approach.

* Undertake preventative work with individuals to reduce long term care and support needs in line with the Care Act 2014.

* Liaise with colleagues in own and other council services and external agencies in order to gather information relevant to Assessment and Support Planning activities.

* Undertake duty tasks as part of the duty rota.

* Promote equality as an integral part of the role and treat everyone with fairness and dignity.

* Keep up to date with contemporary issues in Adult social work, including legislation and evidence-based practice, and use this to inform working practice.

*Undertake Court of Protection applications liaising with legal services

If you have at least 5 years experience as a Social Worker and strive to make a difference and this is the role for you then we would love to hear from you.