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Rate £261 - £336

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Role: Social Worker (Adult Social Care)

Rate: £32 – £35 ph
Work Type: Hybrid, 1-2 days in office highly desirable
Duration: 3 months
IR35: Inside

Role Purpose (including key outputs):

  • To provide a professional social work service to adults their families and carers living

in Surrey in line with the requirements of the Care Act.

  • To engage with individuals, families, groups and communities to assess and intervene, and using professional judgement, employ a range of interventions promoting choice, control and independence.
  • The role holder will assist individuals, carers and families to develop support plans to meet the outcomes identified, using an asset-based approach and family, friends and community options where appropriate and eligible needs are identified.
  • They will actively encourage involvement and ownership of the support plan but to take a leadership role where appropriate and will give clear explanation of the use of Direct Payments so that informed decisions can be made.
  • The role holder will actively promote wellbeing and independence, to enable individuals and carers to retain or regain their skills and confidence and prevent or delay deterioration. They will engage effectively with families to facilitate contingency planning to anticipate complexity and changing circumstances.
  • They will ensure that as part of the assessment NHS Continuous Healthcare is considered for all individuals.
  • They will also assist with the duty/intake function of the team as required, providing immediate professional guidance on urgent issues, arranging immediate support to manage risk in line with a personalised approach and escalating issues of concern to more senior staff.
  • To understand and apply the Council’s duties and responsibilities for safeguarding children and young people as they apply to the role.
  • To understand and apply the Council’s duties and responsibilities for preventing and detecting crime, including countering terrorism and reducing risks of radicalisation, as they apply to the role.
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