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Social Work Assistant

  • Location:

    Worcestershire

  • Sector:

    Adult Social Work, Social Work

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Anthony Scargill

  • Contact email:

    ascargill@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    ASC27_1600965437

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-10-24

Akton Recruitment are looking for an experienced and professional Social Work Assistant to join the Local Authority based in Worcestershire. You will be required to listen and connect with adults and carers to promote their well-being and to maximise independence and access to community resources. To work intensively with adults to regain control of their lives when a crisis occurs and support people to plan for the future.
Through meaningful conversations, you will carry out and review assessments and support plan for adults and their carers to build a good life within their community.
Duties Include:
* To work with adults, using a strength-based approach, who may have a wide range of care and support needs and require support to reduce and manage identified risks.
* To work in partnership and engage other professionals to ensure there is a multi-agency approach which enables the adult and/or their carer to live as independently as possible.
* To meet statutory requirements including best practice in relation to the principles of the Care Act 2014 and the Mental Capacity Act 2005
* To fully engage in reflective practice, demonstrating you are an active member of the team.
* To identify adults and carers who may be at risk of abuse and neglect and support safeguarding procedures, alongside a qualified social worker
* To participate in a range of meetings with adults and carers' and exchange information, participate in decision making, with support and review progress.
This is a full-time contract-based role, you will be required to work 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 09:00 - 17:00 at a rate of £12.00 per hour. This is a role that requires you to have experience carrying out assessments and have a knowledge of community services that could support individuals to have a more independent life.
If you think this role is right for you, get in touch now!