Chilldrens EDT Practioners - Lancashire

  • Job Reference: MM - EDT Pract
  • Date Posted: 3 July 2018
  • Recruiter: Maxxima
  • Location: North West England
  • Salary: £35.00 to £36.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Social Work > Senior Practitioner
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 03 Months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Maxxima is currently seeking experienced EMERGENCY DUTY TEAM CHILDRENS PRACTITIONERS to fill a full time role in LANCASHIRE. The ideal candidate will have a significant understanding of CHILDRENS SERVICES

The salary for these locum Social Care positions is £36 Per Hour (Umbrella Rate) and is initially a 3 month contract with potential for extension.


Emergency Duty Team; Agency Social Workers, Experienced in Childcare, required

The Emergency Duty Team is looking to recruit 2 x Agency Social Worker's who are experienced in front line childcare.

The Emergency Duty Team operates outside of core business hours and provides an Out of Hours service across Lancashire. The role of an Emergency Duty Team Social Worker is generic and covers both Children's and Adult's disciplines. At this time we require Experienced Childcare Practitioners, who will be willing to undertake additional training to enable them to work generically across both Childcare and Adult arenas if required. Experience of using Liquid Logic systems is preferable, but not essential as training will be provided.

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a team, committed to providing a professional service responding to statutory emergencies and other social work matters within the Childcare and Adult arenas that cannot be safely left until the following working day.

The team operates outside of normal core working hours, and staff currently work to a rolling rota covering a range of shifts; evenings, overnights and weekends, largely based on the 4 days on 4 days off rota principle.

The successful candidates can expect full management and peer support, regular supervision and access to training opportunities.

The Emergency Duty Team covers the County of Lancashire, with the exception of Blackpool and Blackburn, and is based at Lancashire House, Enterprise way in Accrington.

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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.