Principle Social Worker

Social Care
£28 Per Hour
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An exciting opportunity has arisen to work within the Adult Social Care Directorate’s Older Adults Truro Team. The position is for a 3 month period.

Under the leadership and management of a Team Manager, the Principal Social Worker (PSW) provides a statutory social work service, particularly in the most complex of cases, to adults with health and social care needs achieving high quality, timely and person-centred needs assessment, analysis, care planning, intervention and review appropriate to the work of the team or service unit.

The PSW plays a key role in developing, supporting and monitoring the capabilities of front line social care practitioners through modelling and championing expertise in specific areas of social work practice, driving excellent practice based on research evidence and professional experience and supporting the achievement of improved outcomes for adults aimed at enabling self-determination and independence.

To provide supervision, mentoring and support to less experienced colleagues including practice teaching for trainee/student social workers.

Provide advice and consultation to colleagues from other agencies.

The PSW deputises for the Team Manager/Service Manager and represents the team in Task and Finish Groups set up to raise the quality of practice and improve the effectiveness of the service, working closely with the Principal Adult Social Worker and Practice Educators to build learning teams and to redesign adult social work in Cornwall.


  • Must be a car driver
  • Honours Degree or Diploma in Social Work or CQSW.
  • Registration as a Social Worker with the HCPC.

Working with Evergood Associates offers you a number of benefits including: 

Your own dedicated specialist consultantAccess to the widest variety of social work jobs across local authorities and private organisations throughout the UKReliable Payroll run on a weekly basisFree DBS and compliance service£150 recommend a friend scheme

If you would like to find out more, apply for this position or enquire about similar roles please call Chloe Prior on 01992 513 777 ext 3 or send your CV and contact details to