To have responsibility for a caseload, including cases which can be of a complex and challenging nature. To assist in the supervision and/or support of staff, including conducting formal supervision sessions and giving technical advice and guidance to staff. To continue to develop professionally, and be accountable for the delivery of, and promote, social work good practice.
To screen referrals and undertake the assessment of support needs for Service Users, Carers and Families. To develop/ assist to develop Care & Support Plans for Service Users, including Self Directed Care through Individual Budgets, in order to resolve practical and emotional social care, health and well-being difficulties. To maintain records in necessary formats and ensure content by self and team is accurate and personal information is kept confidential. To prepare, attend and participate in meetings and decision-making forums, for example, Court appearances, Reviews, Panels, Case Conferences or team meetings. To chair meetings as appropriate.