Adults Senior Practitioners - Herefordshire

  • Job Reference: MM - SPHere
  • Date Posted: 31 July 2018
  • Recruiter: Maxxima
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Salary: £30.00 to £31.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Social Work > Senior Practitioner
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 03 Months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Maxxima is currently seeking experienced SENIOR PRACTITIONER to fill a full time role in HEREFORDSHIRE. The ideal candidate will have a significant understanding of ADULTS SERVICES

The salary for these locum Social Care positions is £31 (Umbrella Rate) and is initially a 3 month contract with potential for extension.

These rates will be higher for more Senior Roles


This is an exciting time to join Herefordshire. If you are looking for a new role that is exciting, fast paced and will springboard your career, join us in Herefordshire.
We are looking for enthusiastic, experienced professionals to join Herefordshire Adult's and Wellbeing social care service who are ready to embrace change and new ways of working.
As one of the senior professionals in the team you will support and develop your team, supervise good practice with safeguarding and complex cases and work in close collaboration with health colleagues to make a real difference and achieve positive outcomes.

You will need to be a qualified and experienced social worker, registered with HCPC and work in keeping with the new responsibilities under The Care Act 2014. You will be expected to have a good knowledge of complex case management, effective decision making skills including positive risk taking and conflict resolution. You will have a solid knowledge base within adult socialwork and strong interpersonal and organisational skills with a developed understanding of social care practice and legislation.

You will have the ideas, values and knowledge that ensure that our responses are strengths based, safe and effective. You will have experience of supporting staff on a day to day basis and responsibility for overseeing safeguarding and allocation of case work. We are interested in staff with experience in mental health, learning disability, physical disability and older people.
Hereford is a rural county and the ability to travel is integral to the post.

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If you are interested in this 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 ad 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.