Social Worker - Young Adults Team - Part Time

Posted 29 March 2024
Salary £34.00 - £36.00 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 to join there Young Adults Team.

This role will be part time and hours are negotiable. You will be based in the office at Scott House Huntingdon and also required to travel around Cambridgeshire.

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.

In 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 provision of support, equipment, adaptations and enabling programmes.
  • Identify and take a professional lead on adult safeguarding issues where abuse or neglect is suspected. 2
  • 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.

If you strive to make a difference and have 3 years experience as a Social Worker and this is the role for you then we would love to hear from you.