Qualified Social Workers - Adults - East Yorkshire

  • Job Reference: MM - East Rid
  • Date Posted: 24 December 2018
  • Recruiter: Maxxima
  • Location: Yorkshire and the Humber
  • Salary: £19.00 to £20.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Social Work > Qualified Social Worker
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Maxxima is currently seeking experienced Qualified Social Workers to fill full time roles in East Yorkshire. The ideal candidate will have a significant understanding of Adults Services.

The salary for these locum Social Care positions is £20 (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

This is a qualified social work position that requires a high level of professional competency and skills to ensure that timely and appropriate interventions to safeguard vulnerable customers. The post also provides the team with a valuable and professional source of information and knowledge that is used to support other staff towards safe resolutions in complex situations. The work includes the management of profound, complex and challenging caseloads, and often requires skilled interventions. The post also provides formal supervision to a number of staff within the team and thus contributes to the development and driving up of professional standards across the workforce and ensuring a high quality, responsive, preventative and professional service to the community.
The post plays a significant role in ensuring that the operational day to day activities of assessments, support planning, undertaking Duty and 'emergency' response visits are carried out to the vulnerable people that Adult Services support on a daily basis. It is also a key 'player' in a range of multi-disciplinary settings - working with a wide range of professionals across the social, health, health, educational, statutory, private and voluntary sector - such as a Best Interest Meeting, a Safeguarding Vulnerable Adult investigation, a Vulnerable Adult Risk Management (VARM) meeting, MAPPA, EHCP etc.
This post carries a caseload that requires a high level of professional support which can range from those requiring assessment through to increasingly complex presentations that require a higher level of intervention. The specialist social worker will also provide support to colleagues in the team as required in interventions with service users.
As can be seen, the post is central to the delivery of a high quality service and continues to be key, especially as the complexity of customer presentations increases; requiring an increasing amount of joint work with colleagues in other agencies and the legislation and guidance underpinning our work requires this level of worker to ensure the organisation is compliant.
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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.

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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.