Children and Families Social Workers - Wakefield

  • Job Reference: MM - WakeyCH
  • Date Posted: 13 March 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: 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 Wakefield

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 Negotiable 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.

We are looking for 2 agency social workers with experience in child protection and care proceedings to work in the S47 Team. The individual must have at least 3 years' current 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.

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.