Adult Early Help Team and Prison Team Social Worker
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Closed for applications on 26/11/2022 23:59
Sand Martin House
£34,723 to £38,296
Peterborough Adult Social Care currently has a great opportunity for a fulltime [ 37hrs] Social Worker to join the team. We have a vacancy for a Social Worker within the Adult Early Help team & Prison team .In Peterborough we work in a person-centred way to improve the lives of our service users .
The Adult Early Help (Peterborough) team & the prison Team provide advice and support to anyone over the age 18 who is seeking support around areas including their personal care. We are a team made up of Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Care Support Workers and Care Advisors from a variety of backgrounds. We offer support to professionals, individuals, and to families and informal carers.
Through telephone calls, or home/prison visits where appropriate, a strength-based approach is used to understand and appreciate an individual’s interests, aspirations, concerns and goals. Existing networks of family, friends and wider community support are explored. A plan is developed focusing on what the individual can do for themselves, the provision of information and advice, equipment (Occupational Therapy and Assistive Technology), short term Reablement, voluntary sector support etc. Where long term social care is required, our conversation forms the start of the assessment process.
Applicants would need to hold a current Social Worker qualification and registered with Social work England . Experience of working with adults is essential along with a good understanding of Care Act 2014 legislation and an understanding of strength -centred approach.
Driving Licence is essential.
Appointment to this post will be subject to the outcome of an Enhanced Disclosure obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service. The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Peterborough and want our workforce to reflect this diversity, which we believe is beneficial for our employees, the organisation, and the communities we serve.
This job is closed for applications.