Social Care

Newly Qualified Adult Social Worker

Job description

£33.77Job purpose:

  • To contribute to the operational delivery of an effective Adult Social Care Service as part of an integrated team responsible for safeguarding, support planning and promoting the wellbeing of adults with care and support needs continuously improving outcomes.
  • To identify individual needs through assessment.
  • To plan and co-design individual support plans.
  • To ensure that regular monitoring and reviews of support plans are carried out.
  • To be responsible for social work provision including managing own caseload whilst managing the reputation of the Department and Council and complying with national and service procedures and guidance.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Effectively managing a complex and varied caseload with appropriate supervision, guidance and support, reflecting the function of the team and Adult Social Care in accordance with policy, procedures, guidance and legislation.
  • Undertaking work within legislative frameworks including the preparation of written reports, statements and representations to the judiciary at Court hearings and applications to the Court of Protection.
  • Communicating skilfully and confidently in complex or high-risk situations.
  • Undertaking direct work with service users, carers and families in line with interagency safeguarding adults’ policy and procedures.
  • Planning relevant responses to meet individual needs in collaboration with carers, advocates and representatives in consultation with health and other agencies.
  • Leading safeguarding enquiries ensuring completion within timescales and outcomes recorded and shared with relevant parties.
  • Taking responsibility for the professional learning and development of self including participating in team meetings and contributing to the development of the team.


  • Dip SW, BA or MA Social Work or equivalent / or due to receive qualification within next 5 months following application.
  • Social Work England registered or due to receive registration within the next 5 months following application.
  • Experience of completing assessments and support plans and generating these through information technology.
  • Experience of providing assessment and care management services to a multicultural population.
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent organisational skills and to prioritise and manage fluctuating caseloads/service demands producing work to a high standard within timescales.
  • Ability to recognise and promote safety, health, wellbeing and emotional resilience for both self and colleagues.
  • Ability to follow through on agreements with service users and carers and demonstrate client empathy.
  • Enhanced DBS dated within the last 12 months. On the update service? You could be fast tracked through our recruitment process today.
  • Willingness to complete an enhanced DBS if you do not currently hold one.

Working with Archer Resourcing Ltd:

We have been helping all health care professionals find exciting new roles for a number of years, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities.

We operate across the UK, and, with amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK social care, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

We have a reputation for recruiting efficiently, however, we can only respond to candidates who meet the exact requirements of the position. If you have any queries about a role or application, then please call Archer direct on the provided contact details.

We also offer a £250 referral bonus should you know of anyone who may be interested.

Must be eligible to work in the U.K

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