Social Worker – Adults

Job Details

The Adult Social Care vision in Hull is of ‘a life not a service’.  Adult Social Care is person centred and focuses on individuals’ strengths to support them to take control of improving their own health, resilience and wellbeing. We want to maximise people’s independence so individuals can achieve their goals and aspirations and live life to the fullest. We work creatively with individuals, local communities and our partners, empowering them to deliver the best possible outcomes for people and to create a positive Adult Social Care culture. Our work is solution focussed, ensuring that those who most need support receive it and that we can continue supporting people in the future.


Social Workers provide a vital function within Adult Social Care, ensuring that individuals have a solution focussed plan towards achieving their goals maintaining their independence. They focus on individual’s strengths not their limitations and support them towards improving their own health and wellbeing.

To work as part of an integrated multi-disciplinary team to provide high quality social work practice.

To provide expert and effective social work practice in complex situations ensuring that social work is planned, progressed, and reviewed in accordance with legislative and departmental requirements.

Support the development of staff/team to promote an approach to people who use services that is based on the principles of co-production.  To promote and develop integrated and collaborative ways of working to ensure that the best possible outcomes are achieved.  This includes use of Connect to Support to enable people to get access to information and advice and access voluntary and community sector organisations and local supports.

Manages high level of risk, providing expert opinion in relation to decisions surrounding complex cases supporting staff with supervision and performance monitoring.

Provides expert leadership in strengths-based approaches to social care, solution focussed conversations, active listening, techniques to agree goals, as well as maintaining high standards of professional practice to ensure the local authorities legislative responsibilities and duties are fulfilled.

PAYRATE: £33.47 umbrella