Social Worker - Adult Social Care Community Team

Posted 21 March 2024
Salary £34.00 - £36.00 per hour
Job type Temporary
Discipline Social Work & Care
ContactJames Carr

Job description

Opus People Solutions on behalf of Cambridge County Council have an exciting opportunity for a Social Worker to joining thier Adult Social care community team in the City and South.

This role will be a hybrid role were you will be on duty on a rota about once a week, visiting people in their homes and working in the office 2 days a week based at Fawcett House, Foster Road, Trumpington, Cambridge, CB2 9NL

This role you will working with people 18 upwards and our client group is mainly made up of those with a physical disability or those who are older people , undertaking statutory assessments ,reviews, section 42 inquiries.

You will support with CCC specialist teams for MH, LD and autisim. CCC has preventative teams so our team is the long term work although there is a high turn over of work with some clients that remain with you for more involved work such as deputyship or complex case work.

This role you will be:

  • Provide professional leadership for complex case arrangements, in situations which involve, risk, complexity and safety of the service user and others.

  • Identifying through assessment the needs and strengths of service users and/or family carers and source appropriate solutions and interventions.

  • Use analytical skills to inform assessment, decision making and intervention.

  • Complete support planning with services users to ensure that outcomes identified at assessment are met within budgetary constraints through the 2 provision of support, equipment, adaptations and enabling programmes.

  • Identify and take a professional lead on adult safeguarding issues where abuse or neglect is suspected.

  • Take a professional lead and oversee cases of individuals who lack capacity to agree to or plan their care, undertake proportionate assessment in accordance with current Adult Social Care legislation including MCA and best interest assessments.

  • Provide more specialist social work practice skills and knowledge to make independent decisions and support situations in which risk, ambiguity or complexity is greatest.

  • Act as the lead professional to services users and their carers and families to enable them to retain, as far as possible, choice and control of their lives.

  • To provide written and verbal reports, appropriate for courts and other legal purposes, which are concise, informative and based on complex evidence to support problem solving and resolution.

If you strive to make a difference in your local community and have 3 years Social work experience with Adults and this is the role for you then we would love to hear from you.