Qualified Social Workers - Adults - Leicester

  • Job Reference: MM - LeicesterAD
  • Date Posted: 18 December 2018
  • Recruiter: Maxxima
  • Location: East Midlands
  • Salary: £21.00 to £22.00 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 Leicester. The ideal candidate will have a significant understanding of Adults Services.

The salary for these locum Social Care positions is £22 (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

We are looking for a passionate and committed Social Worker to join the Contact and Response Team, to work at the front door of Social Care and Education with vulnerable adults.
We are a fast paced team due to the nature of the work we deal with, candidates will need to demonstrate the ability to manage their own time and case load effectively and efficiently. Excellent assessment skills, risk management skills, organisational skills, communication skills and IT skills are essential. The expectation for Level 1 Social Workers within our team is to participate in the duty system, complete initial assessment to establish if there is a role for Social Care support, to provide relevant Information, Advice, Guidance and to Signpost to universal services to meet non eligible needs in line with relevant legislation. We make timely decisions for vulnerable adults in a strength based approach and informed by evidence. Candidates will need to demonstrate a commitment to working in partnership with service users and carers to assess needs, risk and identify outcomes/support to meet their needs.

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 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.

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.