Adults Qualified Social Workers - Cambridgeshire

  • Job Reference: MM - Cambs
  • Date Posted: 18 September 2018
  • Recruiter: Maxxima
  • Location: East of England
  • Salary: £27.00 to £28.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Social Work > Qualified Social Worker
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 03 Months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Maxxima is currently seeking experienced QUALIFIED SOCIAL WORKERS to fill full time roles in CAMBRIDGESHIRE. The ideal candidate will have a significant understanding of ADULTS Services.

The salary for these locum Social Care positions is £28 Per Hour (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

Initially telephone interviews will be undertaken prior to arranging face to face interviews. ***

Covering Cambridgeshire, although can be based at Cambridge or Ely if more accessible. £28.00ph Limited

The role is predominantly working with Older people to ensure the most effective ongoing support as part of our short term Reablement service. This will require knowledge of MCA / DOLS / Care Act and safeguarding in an adult setting.

The role is supported by a Senior Social Worker, completing analytical person centered care assessments / updating care plans and creating creative support packages, with new and innovative strategies to promote independence throughout Cambridgeshire, working closely with all our other services - i.e. Discharge planning / OT / Assistive technology etc.

Own transport is essential, together with previous experience within Adults and Older People, Locality and Community based social work. Experience in AIS / Mosaic system would be an advantage.

This is fast pace short-term service, where individuals work autonomously and on their own initiative. Excellent communication skills are required to build a good rapport and communicated with multi-agencies.

Key features / benefits:

6 month placement
Flexible working once trained to complete assessment writing from home 1-2days pw
Protected caseload, 10-15 maximum
Access to free ongoing in-house training i.e. assessment refresher courses, to support CPD
Free parking
Temp to Permanent opportunities available

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.