LOCUM Social Worker job in Greater Manchester – Adults safeguarding Service.

Closing on: Jul 31, 2024

LOCUM Social Worker job in Greater Manchester – Adults safeguarding Service.

Supply Care Solutions are a market-leading Medical, Social Care and Education recruitment consultancy, we offer a range of accredited services across the public sector, providing highly skilled, compliant professionals in all grades and specialties, including short, long term and permanent positions.


HOULRY RATE: up to £30.00 ph (umbrella)
TEAM: Adults safeguarding Service.
HOURS: Monday to Friday (37 hours per week)

Roles & responsibilities:

Manage a dynamic and complex caseload, balancing risk versus choice and rights of the individual.
Undertake duty worker functions to screen new safeguarding concerns, manage immediate risk and make decisions in line with the Section 42 criteria.
Mental capacity and best interest work, including Court of Protection where the need arises.
Provide support to students, newly qualified and less experienced colleagues with their development and complex cases.
Work closely with colleagues in Commissioning and the Care Quality Commission to escalate poor quality and care of providers.
Work closely with partner agencies to co-ordinate a shared response to risk management including the Police and NHS.
Co-ordinate Section 42 enquiries in line with the Care Act 2014 and Making Safeguarding Personal where the focus is on achieving customers’ outcomes.
Support customers, colleagues and partner agencies to understand their role within safeguarding adults to promote ‘Making Safeguarding Everybody’s Business’.
Be committed to ‘Continuing Professional Development’ keeping up to date with policy and practice changes, training needs and SW England registration requirements.
Prepare for and participate in formal supervision every 4 weeks with your reporting manager.
Skills & experience:

Recent experience of working as a statutory adult social worker and undertaking Section 42 enquiries is essential.
Have the ability to work autonomously, including autonomous decision making and responding to competing priorities and changing levels of risk.
Be proactive and have a positive attitude to change, be motivated and contribute to service development and transformation.
Be a real ‘team player’ and develop a shared understanding, shared risk management, peer support and mutual respect.
Practice in line with Social Work England standards and demonstrate meeting the required PCF and KSS competencies.
Demonstrate and apply knowledge of a variety of legal frameworks and policy relevant to social work and safeguarding adults.
Complete timely case recordings that are clear, concise & evidence based and written to a professional standard.

Qualified Social Worker Requirements

– CSW/CQSW/DipSW/BA/MA in Social Work
– Proven post qualifying experience in working with Adult services
– Current Social Worker England registration
– Current Enhanced DBS Disclosure
– Eligibility to work in the UK without work permit or visa restrictions
– Commitment to the safe care and well-being of vulnerable people

Our locum workers benefit from

– Excellent Rates
– Refer-a-friend scheme*
– Assistance with DBS applications
– Dedicated consultant support
– Varied career and flexible working opportunities

If you are interested in this position please apply online or call us on 020 8506 1111

Supply Care Solutions have a number of locum jobs across the UK. * All locums must be contract compliant before commencing work through our agency. We are recruiting professionals across all specialisms and grade. We offer an excellent referral bonus for any new worker you refer to us *Terms and conditions apply. Supply Care Solutions works in conjunction with Monitor/TDA rate caps

Job Category: Social Care
Job Type: Locum
Job Location: Greater Manchester

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