Social Worker – Adult’s Services – Cambridgeshire County Council

Job Category: Social Care
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Contract Type Temporary
Duration 3 months initially
Location Cambridgeshire
Job Type Full-time
Start Date ASAP
Hours per week Various
Rate From £28.00 to £32.00 per hour

About the job:

We are seeking experienced Qualified Social Workers for locum assignments across various teams in Cambridgeshire County Council Adult’s Services.

We are looking for committed and enthusiastic professionals to deliver and provide social work services to vulnerable adults to ensure the welfare of vulnerable adults is safeguarded and they are protected in accordance with the legal and statutory obligations of Cambridgeshire County Council.

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  • Adult and Autism Team
  • Adult Early Help
  • Discharge Planning
  • Learning and Disabilities
  • Mental Health (Adults and Older People)
  • Older Peoples Team
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Reablement
  • Support adults who need extra help to manage their lives and be independent
  • Make sure that support plans are developed and implemented that ensures the adult’s safety, wellbeing and independence in order to lead a fulfilled life,
  • Liaise regularly with colleagues in the directorate, across Cambridgeshire County Council and partner agencies to ensure excellent outcomes for service users and carers,
  • Carry out high quality person centred assessments and implement, monitor and review effective support plans and interventions to minimise risk, enhance the wellbeing of service users effective interventions with vulnerable adults,
  • Be directly responsible for supporting vulnerable adults and carers, taking timely action to ensure support needs are met and adults at risk are safeguarded.
  • Excellent understanding adult social care legislation and guidance framing their work,
  • The ability to form positive relationships with service users and carers and other professionals,
  • Able to undertake a range of statutory assessments and formulate support plans,
  • Able to prioritise work effectively based on need and risk
  • Strong report writing and oral skills,
  • Confidence, emotional resilience and determination,
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • A minimum of 2 years post-qualifying experience in Adult’s services
  • Social worker qualification at degree level or equivalent
  • Evidence of continued professional development
  • HCPC registration
  • Current enhanced DBS certificate valid to work with adults, or willingness to complete
  • £400 ‘Golden Hello’* payment for new social workers
  • Holiday entitlement of up to 36 days per annum, pro rata (including bank holidays)
  • 3% pension contribution from employer
  • ‘Refer a Friend’ bonus* – receive £250 for every qualified social worker that you refer who we successfully place
  • Mileage – 45p
  • Flexible working hours
  • Opus candidates hear about jobs first
  • Opportunity to apply for social work roles across the East of England through Opus LGSS
  • Part of the Memorandum of Co-operation
  • Consultants based on site within Shire Hall
  • Town centre location – great public transport links (Shire Hall)

Have you heard about our Golden Hello scheme? Register with Opus LGSS as a locum social worker and receive £400! T&Cs apply.

Register with us today and receive access to exclusive roles across Adult’s Social Care Services in Cambridgeshire County Council before they are available to other agencies.

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