Angel Human Resources Darlington, County Durham
Are you an experienced Social Worker within Adults Social Services, passionate about ensuring the people you work with receive the help they need? If so, Darlington Council are looking for a Social Worker to cover the Complex Assessment team in the Darlington area. The contract is initially 3 months however, may be extended. If you are a Social Worker looking for your next Challenge, we'd love to hear from you! You will be working within a supportive team with a committed leadership team which is focused on improving the outcomes of families across Darlington. As a Social Worker for the Complex Assessment Team, you will carry out strength based assessments with individuals aged 18+ and their carers utilising a person centred approach to identify eligible needs whilst ensuring a positive approach to risk which underpins practice and decision making. This is a full time role working 5 days per week. As a Social Worker you will be responsible for: To identify, in conjunction with individuals and or their carers, the most appropriate ways of achieving outcomes identified through the assessment process and to promote independence and well-being through the use of universal, targeted and specialist services as appropriate. Ensure they have access to appropriate representation including advocacy, IMCA, IMHA where appropriate. Provide advice and casework support to other Social Workers in relation to their cases. Develop relationships with colleagues in own and other departments and external agencies in order to gather information relevant to assessment and support planning activities and ensure effective partnership working takes place promoting positive outcomes for individuals. Maintain and update case notes and other records, write reports as required; if required give evidence in court. The minimum requirements for this Social Worker role are: -HCPC Qualification -Social Work Qualification -Experienced at a Senior Manager level within Children's Services Angel Human Resources is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.