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Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England
Job Purpose and Role
*To assess need, plan and deliver focused intervention to safeguard adults with additional needs and promote positive wellbeing.
*To undertake varied and complex casework, across early intervention and statutory levels.
*To work collaboratively with colleagues within the social work teams and alongside agencies, providers, health, colleagues in order to promote the best outcomes for Adults with additional needs.
*The job involves direct contact and working with individuals, carers, families, groups and communities, health, police, voluntary partners, commissioners, service providers
*The job involves the worker identifying suitable care and support packages that provide value for money. There is accountability for interventions that required care and support expenditure through the department or independently
*The job involves direct responsibility for handling and processing sensitive information, where care, accuracy, confidentiality and security are important.
*To develop knowledge in one or more specialist areas of your practice. Expand your knowledge to inform the connections between this and other settings or areas of practice
*To demonstrate knowledge and application of appropriate legal and policy frameworks and guidance that informs and mandate social work practice. Apply legal reasoning, use professional legal expertise and advice appropriately, recognising where scope for professional judgement exists
*To demonstrate and apply to practice a working knowledge of human growth and development throughout the life course
*To recognise the short and long term impact of psychological, socio-economic, environmental and physiological factors on people's lives, taking into account age and development, and how this informs practice
*To recognise how systematic approaches can be used to understand the person-in-the-environment and inform your practice
*To acknowledge the centrality of relationships for people and the key concepts of attachment, separation, loss, change and resilience
*To understand forms of harm and their impact on people, and the implications for practice, drawing on concepts of strength, resilience, vulnerability, risk and resistance, and apply to practice
*To communicate skilfully and confidently in complex or high risk situations that models and help others to develop communication skills
*To sustain and model engagement with people in fluctuating circumstances and capacities including where there is hostility and risk
*To conduct assessments of people's needs and manage the associated risks for assigned cases
*To liaise with other agencies on operational issues and deliver service in partnership that ensures quality and optimum and effective provision of services
*To gather information quickly and effectively so as to inform judgement for interventions including crises, and in response to challenge, or in the absence of complete information
*To communicate effectively in highly charged, complex or challenging circumstances to a wide range of audiences for different purposes and at different levels.
*To use assessment procedures discerningly so as to inform judgement
*To demonstrate, maintain and expand a range of frameworks for assessment and intervention
*To actively support and initiate community groups and networks, including professional ones
*To contribute to the development of the organisation's information strategy and systems
*To act as a role mode and help others with appropriate information sharing
*To act as a role model and help others to manage changing circumstances
*To recognise and appropriately manage the authority inherent in your position
Truro, Cornwall, England£ 24.03 - 24.03 Per hourContractPosted 22nd January 2018
£ 24.03 - 24.03 Per hourFull timeContractPosted 22nd January 2018Closes 29th January 2018Ref JO0000001944
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