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Adults Social Worker – Inquiry Officer – Yorkshire and the Humber

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Job Type: Temporary
Reference: ER
Salary: £35 per hour

iPeople SC Solutions is currently recruiting for an Adults Social Worker to work for our client based in Yorkshire and the Humber.

East Riding Council are looking for a Social Worker with a relevant qualification and experience to be involved in the delivery of our statutory safeguarding duties to a high standard.

You will work under the direction of skilled and experienced Senior Practitioners to undertake safeguarding enquiries on behalf of the Local Authority. They will work in collaboration with colleagues from other agencies (e.g. Health, Police, CQC and Commissioning) promoting Making Safeguarding Personal.

Main Duties of the role

Be the Inquiry Officer allocated to specific safeguarding concerns and enquiries which require Social Work capability within the parameters of the Directorate’s agreed policies and procedures. Pro-actively work towards the timely resolution, recording and closure of safeguarding enquiries in line with agreed timescales and team performance frameworks.
Identify and process any safeguarding and ‘quality of care’ issues linking closely with Commissioning Teams to ensure appropriate action is taken to protect and promote people’s welfare. Refer appropriate issues to the relevant agencies (e.g. CQC; NHS; Police) and internal teams in a timely manner to ensure that the quality and standard of services provided are at agreed levels.
Develop and maintain effective working relationships with health professionals, private providers and voluntary sector and local referral management services to ensure the smooth transition of clients through the system.

This is a full time position, working flexibly over 5 days per week, (Monday – Friday)

Minimum of 2 years’ experience working as a qualified social worker in Adult Social Care, Safeguarding positions would be preferred.

If you are interested in this position, please apply with your CV.

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