Senior Practitioners - Shropshire - Childrens Services

  • Job Reference: MM - ShropSP
  • Date Posted: 2 April 2019
  • Recruiter: Maxxima
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Salary: £30.00 to £32.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Social Work > Senior Practitioner
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 03 Months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Maxxima's Social Work team are currently recruiting for Senior Practitioners to fill a full time job role in Shropshire.

The roles will be based within Children's Services, who are looking for Senior Practitioners to start as soon as possible on a full-time basis. The pay rate for these roles is £32 and the roles will initially be a three-month contract, with the likelihood of extension.

Requirements and details of this vacancy:

We are looking for Senior Practitioners for a busy Children's Service
Shropshire - A lovely place to work and live…

This is an exciting time to join Shropshire Children's Services, following our Ofsted 'Good' rating in October 2017.

Our Social Workers tell us that we have:

* Easy access to management support in the office.
* Good quality supervision which takes place on a regular basis
* Mutual respect at all levels.
* A small authority where there are direct relationships between senior managers and "shop floor" staff.
* A beautiful locality to work in.
* Excellent training programme.
* Great opportunities for progression.
* A relationship based practice model with both our clients and staff.

We are looking for experienced Social Workers to join our Case Management Service, working and supporting children who require safeguarding and are subject to child in need plans, child protection plans and court proceedings. You will have post qualifying statutory experience and solid knowledge of legislation and Working Together 2018 alongside experience of working in frontline children's services.

Access to support, regular supervision and training opportunities are extended to both permanent and agency staff.



Maxxima benefits:
*Dedicated and experienced consultants
*Excellent and highly competitive rates of pay
*Exclusive opportunities you won't find anywhere else
*Dedicated payroll consultant to ensure prompt payment
*Guidance and advice on CV and interview techniques
*Practical assistance with professional body registration
*A choice of PAYE, umbrella or LTD company payments
*Practical assistance with relocation, accommodation and DBS/CRB checks
*The security of working with a CCS supplier, established since 2001

Call to action - Apply via clicking the button or contact us for more information about the role.
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 team. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.

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 £1,500. More information regarding referrals can be found on our website.

*The post qualification 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.