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Social Worker / Care Manager - Adults Safeguarding Team

Job reference: HQ00092058
Up to £28.00 per hour
Social Worker, Care Manager


This vacancy has now expired.

Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced Social Worker/Care Manager to work within an Adults Safeguarding Team based in Bromley. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice in adult services and be registered with the HCPC.

The pay rate for this locum Social Worker/Care Manager job is £28 per hour (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an initial 3-month contract.

Main Purpose:
- To promote and maintain independence for vulnerable adults.
- To protect adults at risk by the use of procedures to safeguard adults from abuse.
- To assess the needs of individuals and their carers in line with fair access to care criteria.
- Together with the service users and carers, formulate and implement personal budgets and support plans.
- Monitor, review and evaluate services and direct payments in order to ensure that they are provided in accordance with need.
- Ensuring the ethos of supporting independence is adhered to when working with vulnerable adults and their carers.
- Participate in the operation of duty and respond accordingly to need, which will involve Safeguarding Adults/Children (SA).
- Provide an assessment service to individuals, their carers and other agencies in accordance with Care Act 2014.
- Initiate and co-ordinate support plans for and with individual service users and their carers, in conjunction with professional colleagues and representatives of voluntary and private agencies.
- Supervise and support staff as agreed with Line Manager and in line with Council procedures.
- Offer support and advice as appropriate to service users and their carer.
- Monitor the efficiency and effectiveness of individual support plans.
- Review the needs of individual service users and their carers.
- Identify and report unmet need and service shortfalls in the construction of individual support plans.
- Maintain client records in accordance with Council policy.

Requirements of the Social Worker/Care Manager:
- Degree or equivalent in social work
- Current HCPC registration
- Significant UK senior level frontline experience within adult services

This Social Worker/Care Manager job is advertised by Ronnie Bradford; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

Reasonable Adjustments:
If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting us. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.