Adults Advanced Social Workers - Huddersfield
- Job Reference: MM - Kirklees
- Date Posted: 24 July 2018
- Recruiter: Maxxima
- Location: Yorkshire and the Humber
- Salary: £22.00 to £28.00 Per Hour
- Sector: Social Work > Qualified Social Worker
- Job Type: Temporary
- Duration: 03 Months
- Work Hours: Full Time
Maxxima is currently seeking experienced QUALIFIED SOCIAL WORKERS to fill full time roles in KIRKLEES. The ideal candidate will have a significant understanding of ADULTS Services.
The salary for these locum Social Care positions is £negotiable Per Hour (Umbrella Rate) and is initially a 3 month contract with potential for extension.
Requirements of the role
An advanced social worker is required to work in a project review team within the learning disability service for 6 months on a full time basis. There are currently 4 social workers in the team and a team manager. There is a need to hit the ground running.
Experience of undertaking robust reassessments focusing on progression and goal setting is essential. Being able to challenge providers around delivering creative packages of care that are proportionate to the assessed level of need of the service user is required.
Having good working knowledge of the mental capacity act is essential and deprivation of liberty safeguards. To undertake capacity assessments when required is an essential part of the role. Working knowledge of the Care Act is required to ensure compliance of the law.
There is an expectation of carrying out at least two reassessments a week so good case management and time management is key. Being able to work independently, flexibly and as part of a team is essential.
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.
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 ad into your work placement.
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.
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*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.