Social Care Officer - Adult Services

Posted 13 March by Social Care Locums Easy Apply

The ideal candidate will have experience within the following:

To support the delivery of a social work service to an allocated caseload within the agreed performance management, quality assurance and budgetary framework and that the highest standards of service are achieved. To act as a member of a team providing an effective, efficient and personalised assessment, support planning, brokerage and care planning service to adult service users, carers and their families in order to deliver the key strategic aims of the organisation and to ensure that the citizens of the borough have access to high quality services which safeguard and promote their welfare. To ensure that the principles of "Putting People First" are deployed within their day-to-day practice so that all people are fully supported to have the best possible personalised opportunities and are supported to exercise choice and control to meet the outcomes they define. Essential skills •Ability to carry out personalised assessments that clearly identify adults who are at risk or in need. •Ability to construct, implement and review personalised support/care plans that deliver a positive outcome and best value. •Ability to make decisions at a level appropriate to the role, achieve success, create innovation and embrace change. •Ability to work in partnership with service users, their families and with carers, and other providers including statutory and/or third sectors to deliver personalised services. •Ability to form appropriate professional relationships and boundaries with adults, carers and their families. •Ability to work effectively as part of a team. •Ability to provide clear, accurate, and timely case recording and summaries, letters and reports, and the ability to present reports. •Good communication, influencing and networking skills with the ability to negotiate effectively and achieve desired outcomes. •Ability to organise task and workload independently and meet timescales, demonstrate accountability and seek appropriate management oversight. •To demonstrate continuing development, related to practice and contribute positively to the process of supervision and appraisal. •Demonstrable IT skills and competence and transferable skills and the capacity to use them and undertake further training to harness their potential in supporting the work of the service. •Demonstrable understanding of the requirements of the personalisation agenda and commitment to enablement and maximising independence. •Ability to integrate an equalities, social inclusion and valuing diversities approach in service delivery. QUALIFICATIONS: •A social care qualification (e.g. NVQ or equivalent) or demonstrable academic achievement and a willingness and ability to undertake social care training appropriate to the role.

For more information please Simone at Social Care Locums or feel free to visit our website to upload your CV.

We offer top rates of pay and other such benefits.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer that believe in positive diversity.

Reference: 34673313

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