To manage an allocated caseload which includes routine social work interventions, escalating those that are more complex and require a higher level of professional input.
The social worker will consolidate and develop the skills and knowledge gained through formal qualification, through mentoring and guidance from experienced practitioners and take on increasing levels of complexity, responsibility and independent decision making in their area of work. This includes working as part of a team providing support to adults/ adults at risk and children / children at risk, their families and carers.
Working with individuals/ people needing care and support, their families and carers in need of support, to identify and assess risks and identify support that minimises risk, guided on practice through management supervision, co-working on more complex cases with an experienced Social Worker or independently in line with the Social Worker’s development, knowledge and qualification
To adapt and apply Social Worker techniques to ensure approach meets the needs of the individuals/ people needing care and support, their families and carers in need of support and work in partnership with others. To promote positive outcomes by taking appropriate action in the provision of professional support, advice and decisions to ensure that all individuals referred have a plan based on an assessment of need and that such plans are evidence based, recorded, reviewed and modified as appropriate.
To ensure practice and subsequent decisions safeguard the welfare of Adults/ adults at risk and children/ children at risk of immediate risk of harm and make decisions in the best interest of the adult/ child
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