Job Term: Permanent
Appointment Type: Full time
Days of work: Monday - Friday
Hours per week: 37
Place of Work: Safeguarding Adults Team, County Hall, Beverley
An exciting opportunity has arisen to appoint a suitably qualified, energetic and resilient Social Worker to be based at the Safeguarding Adults Team, County Hall, Beverley. The team covers the whole of the East Riding geographical area and the ability to meet the travel requirements of the post is essential for which an allowance can be claimed.
The successful applicant will demonstrate knowledge and experience in the management of, and effective practice in managing complex safeguarding concerns and enquiries. This will include a multi-agency approach working with people and carers to minimise the risk of harm and neglect, to adhere to the Making Safeguarding Personal principles. Working with people to determine outcomes of Section 42 Enquiries and to build and maintain individual, family and social networks. Working collaboratively with partners and agencies to safeguard vulnerable people.
Applicants must be a registered social worker with previous experience of working in adult social care settings. You must demonstrate a good knowledge of the Care Act 2014 and ability to work within the legislative framework of the Mental Capacity Act 2005, Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and the Human Rights Act. Knowledge of safeguarding vulnerable adults and working within safeguarding procedures is key to this role.
You must have excellent communication skills, the resilience to work under pressure and be flexible in your approach. Dependent on your experience you will be required to undertake the formal supervision of unqualified staff.
You will also possess good IT skills and be expected to input data on the adult information database which is essential in collating data for the performance agenda as well as compiling a complete individual electronic social care record.
All new staff will receive a comprehensive induction, regular supervision, employee development reviews and training opportunities. The team currently operates between Monday and Friday however a move to seven day working is under consideration.
For further information contact Maree Draper, Interim Team Manager on 01482 396940
Closing date: 12/07/2020
Interview date: 23/07/2020
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