£31 Transitions Social Workers - Sheffield

  • Job Reference: MM - Sheff
  • Date Posted: 5 March 2019
  • Recruiter: Maxxima
  • Location: Yorkshire and the Humber
  • Salary: £30.00 to £31.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Social Work > Qualified Social Worker
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 03 Months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Maxxima's Social Work team are currently recruiting for Childrens Social Workers to fill job roles in Sheffield

The roles will be based within Children and Families Services who are looking for Qualified Social Workers to start as soon as possible on a full-time basis. The pay rate for these roles is up to £31 per hour, and the roles will initially be a three-month contract, with the likelihood of extension.

Requirements and details of these QSW vacancies:

We are looking for candidate who have experience of working in a busy Statutory Childrens Service with vacancies based in the following.

Sheffield's Children Services are looking for an experienced agency worker for the Transitions team, known as Preparation for Adulthood. We work with 16 - 25 year old young people with disabilities to support them through the transitions to adulthood. We carry out statutory visits, meetings, CIN, CP and LAC. We use the signs of safety models for children and the 3 conversation model for the young people over the age of 18.

You must be HCPC registered and qualified Social Worker who has at least 3 years continuous work experience in a Social Worker role since qualifying and can evidence that you have passed formal progression criteria within a Local Authority.
You may also be able to demonstrate evidence of further CPD with extensive experience of working within a children and families setting or adults with disabilities as a Social Worker.

Senior Social Workers are expected to hold a caseload of complex Child Protection cases. Typical caseloads vary across functions, but a Senior Social Worker will hold a caseload at the upper limit of the maximum prescribed for the function in which they are based.

Senior Social Workers require extensive knowledge of child care legislation and regulation especially child protection processes detailed in the 1989 Children's Act and the Every Child Matters agenda.

They also require extensive knowledge and practical experience of child development, attachment theory, anti-discriminatory practice, the assessment framework, social work theory and methods and adult learning theory.
You will require a good level of IT literacy as you will have to adapt quickly to the Local Authorities ICS system which is Liquid Logic.

You will require a good standard of written English to complete accurate and succinct records on the ICS system and write reports.

Maxxima benefits:
*Dedicated and experienced consultants
*Excellent and highly competitive rates of pay
*Exclusive opportunities you won't find anywhere else
*Dedicated payroll consultant to ensure prompt payment
*Guidance and advice on CV and interview techniques
*Practical assistance with professional body registration
*A choice of PAYE, umbrella or LTD company payments
*Practical assistance with relocation, accommodation and DBS/CRB checks
*The security of working with a CCS supplier, established since 2001

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Reasonable adjustments:

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*The post qualification 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.