Social Worker

in Birmingham, West Midlands

Through social work to increase the independence of vulnerable adults and contribute to the team’s work in improving the quality of its service. With
appropriate supervision and support, to manage a workload, which will include vulnerable citizens, some with complex needs. Where appropriate to
accept responsibility for citizen’s safety and well-being. To concentrate on specific areas of work related to organizational needs as required. To co-work
with other professional colleagues as required.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To observe the requirements of the Social Work England
  • To Investigate requests from citizens or from others on their behalf, for services provided by the Directorate.
  • To carry out conversations and formulate support/enablement plans.
  • To arrange services as agreed on support/enablement plans, and to ensure that plans are monitored and reviewed.
  • To work with other team members and multi-disciplinary team members from other agencies to meet the needs of vulnerable adults.
  • To provide information to citizens and carers regarding services, resources, welfare benefits, legislative entitlement, and other relevant matters, to signpost to other agencies where appropriate.
  • To ensure that the views of citizens and carers are given appropriate consideration.
  • To maintain documentation and electronic systems on social work activities in accordance with approved policy and procedures.
  • To act to protect vulnerable service users in line with legal requirements and Directorate procedures.
  • To develop a working knowledge of Directorate policies and procedures and systems.
  • To comply with appropriate legal statutes and Directorate policy affecting social work operations.
  • To work with citizens, carers, and colleagues, including those from other agencies to improve service standards and service delivery.
  • To ensure equality of opportunity in service standards and service delivery.
  • To ensure services are appropriate to people’s individual needs, including those of culture, religion, age, gender, sexuality, and disability.
  • To recognize levels of responsibility and accountability.
  • To actively participate in formal supervision under the direction of the Senior Practitioner. To keep her/him informed of potential issues in respect of work.
  • To prepare for supervision sessions.
  • To participate in identifying and taking part in actions to address learning needs in order to maintain optimal professional development and continual team service improvement.
  • To maintain an individual learning log and any other steps necessary to achieve continued Social Work England registration requirements.
  • To carry out any responsibilities within the scope and spirit of the job purpose and grade as may be required.

 

Other Details

  1. Salary £28,226 - £35,336 per annum
  2. Job Type Full Time
  3. Map Location Council House, Victoria Square, Birmingham B1 1BB
  4. Category Social Services & Nonprofit
  5. Posted 4 months ago
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