Qualified Social Workers - Herefordshire - Childrens

  • Job Reference: MM - Hereford
  • Date Posted: 4 April 2018
  • Recruiter: Maxxima
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Salary: £26.00 to £27.00 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 HEREFORDSHIRE. The ideal candidate will have a significant understanding of CHILDRENS Practices.

The starting pay rate for this locum Qualified Social Worker job is £27 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.

We are looking for Qualified Social Workers to work in roles within Statutory Childrens Services


Herefordshire Child In Need Team is seeking four Social Workers with a minimum of one year statutory Social Work experience with children and families.
You will be a dedicated Social Worker, committed to the involvement of children and their families in assessment and planning. You will be part of a new team managing Children in Need Cases and working to safeguard and secure the well-being of Herefordshire's Children and Young People. This is an ideal opportunity to be part of a new venture, initially for four months.
You will be convening children in need meeting, creating children and need plans with partner agencies, visiting children and families, developing relationships, completing assessments and making decisions in the best interests of Herefordshire children and their families.
Within this team there will opportunities to be involved in other specialised areas of practice that support positive outcomes for Herefordshire's children.
You will be working for an organisation offering a better working policy that supports flexible, agile and remote working. You will offered regular reflective supervision and good management support. In certain circumstances, a contribution towards accommodation is available.
The Children in Need Team, will sit alongside Herefordshire's Child Protection and Court Team, the Duty and Assessment Team and MASH team, there will be opportunities to work closely with these teams in a supportive environment.
We want all children in Herefordshire to have the best start in life and grow up healthy, happy and safe within supportive family environments. We want them to have the best possible health, education and opportunities to enable them to reach their full potential.
How do we do this? By having dynamic, dedicated, passionate and professional staff who work in a culture that focuses on what we can achieve with children, what they can achieve themselves and the relationships we build with families and partners to enable this.

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.