Completing strength based social care needs assessments and developing support plans with adults with care and support needs, you will bring a person-centred approach to the role, actively encouraging the involvement of the adult, listening to their views and experiences, identifying how their needs can be best met with them. Being professionally curious is a skill that we value.
With access to the Live Well Directory and working with Adult Social Care colleagues, you will regularly liaise with other organisations, our partners, and care and support providers, and will keep updated on community resources, activities and services, signposting adults to resources that may be beneficial to them.
The safeguarding of adults at risk and the quality of the care and support services that adults receive is a priority for Knowsley Adult Social Care, you will be committed to reducing the risk of abuse and neglect towards adults in our communities.
Training opportunities will be available to support you to develop your skills and knowledge; we are committed to your professional development.
You will also benefit from working with experienced colleagues and managers. Social Workers will receive regular supervision, have good peer support, and have the opportunity to contribute to team meetings.
For newly qualified Social Workers we have an Approved Supported Year in Employment, (ASYE), programme and a dedicated ASYE Co-ordinator to support you as begin your first social work role.
Along with a generous annual leave and concessionary day allowance, Knowsley has a range of benefits for you to access.