Advanced Social Worker - Adults - Brent

£27.33 per hour
06 Feb 2012
05 Mar 2012
Job Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Swim Social Work Recruitment are looking to recruit an Advanced Social Worker to join an Adults Safeguarding Team based in Brent. This role is full time for 3 months initially.

You must be GSCC registered and have substantial post qualifying experience within a statutory Adults setting. The client will not accept CVs without this registration/experience so please only apply if applicable.

Your job will be:
*To address all allegations of abuse of 'adults at risk' from any source concerning any operation of the Authority and to take a decision on an investigation having regard to the nature and circumstance of the allegation.
*To fully investigate any case in accordance with the concepts of independence, confidentiality, due professional care and good practice, maintaining the highest professional standards.
*To report findings of investigations making recommendations and conclusions in a clear, concise, accurate and readable manner. To act with objectivity, tenacity, tact and exhibit lateral thinking.
*To have regard for systems control failures, weaknesses and poor value for money when undertaking investigations and to make the relevant recommendations for improvement.
*To provide full support, encouraging Service Unit Managers / Directors to detect and refer abuse of 'adults at risk' and to provide advice where the responsibility for investigation has been devolved.
*To provide advice and issue guidelines to the devolved Council on reducing abuse of 'adults at risk' initiatives and prevention measures and to act in partnership with devolved services to create an anti-abuse culture.
*To assess systems under investigation to highlight risks.
*To participate in Nation-wide Safeguarding Adults initiatives, undertaking appropriate data matching exercises. This requires a methodical and logical approach

This is a great opportunity! For more information please contact Rachel Page on /0116 262 0888 or click 'apply now' and send us your details.

If you don't hear back within 1 week, please assume you have been unsuccessful this time.

Swim can offer you;
*Excellent and highly competitive rates of pay
*A range of positions throughout the UK, many exclusive to Swim
*PAYE or LTD company payments
*Membership to our PSL of umbrella and limited company providers
*Guidance and advice on CVs/interview techniques/working through an agency
*Speedy online enhanced CRB disclosure
*Support from an experienced, dedicated and friendly consultant
*Dedicated payroll consultant to help with queries, to ensure prompt payment

Swim is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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