£29 Childrens Qualified Social Workers - Wakefield

  • Job Reference: MM - Wakefield
  • Date Posted: 2 January 2019
  • Recruiter: Maxxima
  • Location: Yorkshire and the Humber
  • Salary: £28.00 to £29.00 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 Wakefield. The ideal candidate will have a significant understanding of Children's Practices.

The salary for these locum Social Care positions is £29 (Umbrella Rate) and is initially a 3 month contract with potential for extension.

Requirements of the role

We are looking for agency social workers with experience in child protection and care proceedings. The individual must have at least 3 years' experience of working with long-term child protection and assessment work. The individual must have experience in completing, single assessments; risk assessments; s47 investigations; child protection planning; viability assessments; parenting assessments and courtwork both within the public and private sector. Adoption work and completion of Child Permanence Reports are integral to the role and thus the candidate MUST have experience across the board. In return, the candidate would receive a high level of support and challenge from management in delivering both remedial and progressive planning for children in Wakefield. In order to avoid unnecessary time for both managers and the candidate, we would ask for references to be forwarded alongside CV prior to shortlisting any applications and candidates should be aware that telephone follow up to the referees would be made prior to interview.

There a small number of roles for Advanced Practitioners who additionally need to demonstrate CPD either by way of Practice Educator, PAMS trained, or evidence of working in an inadequate authority for a substantial period which includes being part of the authority when Ofsted recognised improvement having been made.

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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.

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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.