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Experienced Social Worker- Safeguarding S42 team

  • Employer: Croydon Council
  • Reference: 220000QM
  • Published: Mon 12/09/2022, 14:00 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 02/10/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade 12 (£42,585 - £44,628)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: London Borough of Croydon, Croydon

Experienced Social Worker - Adult Safeguarding S42 team

Grade 12 £42, 585 - £44,628

In the context of developing our services to continue to meet the challenges of the Care Act, the S42 adult safeguarding team are looking to recruit an experienced social worker.  We offer a supportive working environment for individuals to further develop their knowledge and understanding of Adult Safeguarding within a specialist Team.

Applicants are expected to have at least two years of post ASYE experience and ideally have BIA or Practice educator or similar qualifications (or be prepared to work towards this) and willing to have take up supervisory responsibilities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Direct work with adults and families involving face to face contact and home visits
  • To undertake Section 42 Safeguarding Enquiries and ensure practice is underpinned by the principles of MSP
  • Participate in the S42 Lead rota prioritising new referrals, information gathering and participating in SAM discussions
  • Work in partnership with service users, carers and family members
  • Ensure a high standard of case recording
  • Complete risk assessments and protection plans
  • Undertake Mental Capacity Assessments
  • Complete referrals to Advocacy services
  • Formulate s42 Enquiry Reports for safeguarding meetings
  • Complete Court reports as required
  • Manage and prioritise own caseload
  • Multi-agency working.

Applicants need to provide evidence in their supporting statement of how they meet the above key responsibilities. 

For further information and informal discussion please contact:  Siobhan Duignan-Murphy (SiobhanDuignan.Murphy@croydon.gov.uk) or Jens Sebastian,  Jens.sebastian@croydon.gov.uk

To view the Experienced SW – S42 Safeguarding Team role profile click here

Closing date:  Sunday 2 October 2022. 

Tentative Interview date 10 October 2022  

Equalities and Safeguarding Statement

Croydon Council is an inclusive employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We will be pleased to consider applications from candidates seeking flexible working arrangements.  As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the advertised role.

Croydon council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. The Successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check

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  • Experienced SW Adults Role Profile

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  • Employer: Croydon Council
  • Reference: 220000QM
  • Published: Mon 12/09/2022, 14:00 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 02/10/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade 12 (£42,585 - £44,628)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: London Borough of Croydon, Croydon

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