Qualified Social Workers - Childrens - Sheffield

  • Job Reference: MM - SheffCH280618
  • Date Posted: 28 June 2018
  • Recruiter: Maxxima
  • Location: Yorkshire and the Humber
  • Salary: £24.00 to £25.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Social Work > Qualified Social Worker
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 03 Months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Maxxima is currently seeking experienced QUALIFIED SOCIAL WORKERS to fill full time roles in SHEFFIELD. The ideal candidate will have a significant understanding of CHILDRENS Practices.

The salary for these locum Social Care positions is £25 (Umbrella Rate) and is initially a 3 month contract with potential for extension.

Requirements of the role

We are looking for experienced Qualified Social Workers with statutory experience

A registered Social Worker who has at least 3 years continuous work experience in a Social Worker role since qualifying and can evidence that they have met and passed formal progression criteria within a Local Authority.
They may also be able to demonstrate evidence of further CPD, for example the undertaking or completed the Post Qualifying Award. Extensive experience of working within a children and families setting as a Social Worker and possibly in an unqualified role prior to qualifying.
Level 2 Social Workers are expected to hold a caseload of complex Child Protection cases. Typical caseloads vary across functions, but a Level 2 Social Worker will hold a caseload at the upper limit of the maximum prescribed for the function in which they are based.
Level 2 Social Workers require extensive knowledge of child care legislation and regulation especially child protection processes detailed in the 1989 Children's Act and the Every Child Matters agenda.
They also require extensive knowledge and practical experience of child development, attachment theory, anti-discriminatory practice, the assessment framework, social work theory and methods and adult learning theory.

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.