£28 Adults Social Worker - Suffolk

  • Job Reference: MM - Suffolk
  • Date Posted: 18 December 2018
  • Recruiter: Maxxima
  • Location: East of England
  • Salary: £26.00 to £28.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Social Work > Qualified Social Worker
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Maxxima is currently seeking experienced Qualified Social Workers to fill full time roles in Suffolk. The ideal candidate will have a significant understanding of Adults Services.

The salary for these locum Social Care positions is £28 (Umbrella Rate) and is initially a 3 month contract with potential for extension.

Requirements of the role

We are looking for candidates who have experience of working within a busy Adults statutory service

Job Title: Social Workers x 4
Location: 3 x Ipswich, 1 x Stowmarket
Length of assignment: 6 months
Hours per week: 37


Suffolk County Council and Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) work jointly to provide mental health services under a S75 Partnership Agreement. The Integrated Delivery Team (IDT) model of service delivery is innovative and still developing. The team are looking for four social workers to work from the Ipswich offices or the office based in Stowmarket. The team are looking for social workers with experience of working with people aged over 25 with mental health. It is also important that you have good assessment skills.
You will be required to -

* To provide a professional social work service to adults with mental heath difficulties that promotes independence, wellbeing and choice whilst also safeguarding the needs of vulnerable adults and children.
* To complete comprehensive assessments and care management responsibilities in line with the Care Programme Approach (CPA) and community care legislation and policy.

o To adopt a person-centred approach to work undertaken with service users and carers to determine their needs and how they can be addressed using creative, community based resources that build on their personal strengths and assets.
o To actively build up and maintain strong professional working relationships with other areas of social care, as well as other statutory, voluntary and private sector organisations to promote effective, timely and well coordinated service interventions.

? To contribute to service development and new practice initiatives that will support service improvements.
? To participate in in-service and inter-agency training and to maintain and develop personal knowledge and skills to enhance service delivery.
? To maintain professional registration with HCPC.
? To complete all appropriate administrative, financial and other procedures in accordance with the relevant policies of Suffolk County Council (and by agreement NSFT), including the recording of information on the agreed computer systems.
Contact Us:
If you are interested in this Qualified Social Work position please contact us now by clicking the apply button.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our client's requirements.

Reasonable adjustments:
If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting our social work team. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.

About us:
Maxxima has been offering high quality, flexible staffing solutions to the health and social care sectors for over 15 years. We work with public and private health clients, local authorities and social care providers throughout the UK and overseas.
We're the kind of people who put ourselves in your shoes. We'll always go out of our way, putting you first and delivering on what we say. You'll know who's supporting you every step of the way and we'll always have time to take your call.
We like to think we're a little bit different. Why? Because we like what we do, care about what you do, and you'll find we're unusually friendly.

Recommend a colleague:
Often, our candidates are so pleased with our service that they recommend us to their friends and colleagues. To encourage this and say thank you, we offer a referral bonus incentive.
The way it works is simple: if you introduce a candidate who is not previously known to Maxxima and we are successful in placing them, we will pay you up to £250. More information regarding referrals can be found on our website.

*The post-qualifying experience range stated is purely a guide. We will consider candidates that fall outside of this range if they can strongly demonstrate the required competencies.