Social Worker / ASYE

Location Swindon, Swindon, England
Job type Permanent
Salary £32k per year
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Reference 160897

Sanctuary Personnel, an innovative and committed recruitment agency is currently looking for a dedicated and experienced Social Worker/ASYE to work based in Swindon.

The salary for this permanent Social Worker is £32,000 per annum.

Main Duties:

  • Provide statutory support to adults with care and support needs and their carers/families, which includes information and advice, assessment, support planning and safeguarding.
  • Contribute to local knowledge (within the team and the service) about universally available services, including what is available within the voluntary and community sector.
  • Ensure accurate and timely recording of all information and activity onto the social care records database in accordance with work targets set by the Team Manager and Supervisor.
  • Undertake person-centred social work with individuals and to plan for the provision of support and/or services with them in order to assist them to meet their outcomes and to live as independently as possible.
  • Work in partnership and liaison with partners including primary, secondary, and tertiary health care, private providers, voluntary sector organisations and others to provide coordinated support for individuals and/or carers.
  • Operate within defined budgets for social care.
  • Undertake Mental Capacity Assessments (MCA) and Best Interest decisions in line with the MCA (2005) principles.
  • Provide advice, guidance, and support to colleagues to ensure whole team achievements are met.

Requirements of the Social Worker:

  • Diploma or equivalent in social work.
  • Current Social Work England registration.
  • Recent post qualifying experience within frontline social work.
  • Good IT skills, able to use Word, Excel, E-mail, and relevant Care Management Databases, be able to access information digitally and to promote use of self-help via digital platforms.
  • Have substantial knowledge and experience of health and social care legislation, writing clear reports, and strengths-based social work with adults and/or children.

This Social Worker job is advertised by Zehnn Young; if you are interested in this position please click above 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.