Social Worker - Adult's health and commissioning

Posted 27 March 2024
Salary Up to £38.00 per hour
Job type Temporary
Discipline Social Work & Care
ContactCheryl Childs

Job description

Opus people solutions on behalf of Cambridge County Council have an exciting opportunity for a Social Worker in Adults Health and Commissioning to join there Team.

This role will be hybrid with a minimum of 3 days in the office, however 5 days may be required pending service demand.

This role is key to achieving the aspirations of Cambridgeshire to enable people to exert choice and control and ultimately to live healthy, fulfilled, socially engaged and independent lives. It provides a great opportunity to have a positive influence on the lives of our service users and carers.

This job role will include:

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

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

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

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

5. Identify and take a professional lead on adult safeguarding issues where abuse or neglect is suspected. 2

6. 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 Mental Capacity Act and Best Interest assessments.

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

8. To 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. 9. 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

10. Support in safeguarding process to assess and manage risk, knowing how to intervene proportionately and ensuring people are protecting from harm, while protecting their human rights 11. Assess and manage risk, knowing how to intervene proportionately and ensuring people are protected from harm, whilst protecting their human rights.

If you strive to make a difference and this role is for you then we would love to hear from you.