Qualified Social Worker - Adults - Wirral

  • Job Reference: MM - Wirral201117
  • Date Posted: 20 November 2017
  • Recruiter: Maxxima
  • Location: North West England
  • Salary: £20.00 to £21.00
  • Sector: Social Work > Qualified Social Worker
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 3 Months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Maxxima is currently seeking an experienced QUALIFIED SOCIAL WORKER to fill a full time role in THE WIRRAL. The ideal candidate will have a significant understanding of ADULTS Services.

The starting pay rate for this locum QUALIFIED SOCIAL WORKER job is £21 PER HOUR and is initially a 3 month contract with potential for extension.


Requirements of the role

All applicants must have a relevant qualification in Social Work (e.g. DipSW), be registered with the HCPC and have a minimum of 2 years' post-qualifying experience in a similar statutory team.

Qualified social worker for Rapid Community Response team & working within Transfer to Assess bed based services. We require a social worker whom is able to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team setting and also autonomously when required
The service is a 7 day and 8-8pm service, so some weekend and late shifts will be required in order to maintain rota. If this would be an issue please do not apply for this post
Key requirements of the role include, Ensure effective and timely assessment and discharge for individuals within the Transfer to asseses setting. Work alongside health colleagues to provide social work intervention which include undertaking core assessments and promoting personalised care pathways, ensuring choice and control for all eligible individuals. Work with others to shape culture, practice and drive continuous improvement and ensure effective outcomes for individuals and carers. Support the Team Manager and promote effective integrated working. Ensure compliance with Care Act and have excellent knowledge of safeguarding and Mental capacity act requirements and be able to ensure all legislative requirements are upheld in own practice

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 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.