qualified social worker in bury

posted
18 April 2019
contact
leah rowley, randstad care
job type
temporary
salary
£ 19.98 - £ 25.02 per hour
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posted
location
bury, north west
specialism
social care
sub specialism
Social care
job type
temporary
working hours
Full-Time
salary
£ 19.98 - £ 25.02 per hour
experience
Children services
reference number
CJ328156
contact
leah rowley, randstad care
phone
07825 865146
apply now

job description

Do you enjoy supporting vulnerable children to overcome challenges?


Do you want to help vulnerable children to reach their full potential?


Why would you miss out on this fantastic opportunity?


As well as working with a top local authority in the area, we are able to offer an attractive hourly rate.


Benefits of our brilliant rewards package include:
- Flexible hours, weekdays and weekends
- Competitive rate of pay
- Free training to keep up to date with your Continuous Professional Development
- Contributory pension
- Referral scheme - receive £300 in vouchers (subject to Ts and Cs)
- Help with sourcing accommodation and travel, if required
- Dedicated Randstad consultant - one point of contact
- Weekly payroll

Responsibilities:
This is an experienced practitioner role. With specific responsibilities for dealing with more complex cases, including assessment and appropriate management of risks and providing casework supervisions to other team members. Work with service users and other stakeholders to assist service planning.

Key Responsibilities:
* Responsible for a caseload of more complex cases, providing advice to other social workers in relation to their cases.
* Provides casework supervision to other social workers in the team and may also supervise students, trainees, less experienced professional team members, support staff and volunteers.
* Participate in the planning / reviewing of cases.
* Develop and maintain effective relationships with service users, their families and carers.
* Provide advice and support and promote independence and early intervention, as necessary.
* Liaise with colleagues in own or other departments or external agencies to gather relevant information for assessment and care planning activities.
* Maintain and update case notes and other records to required ethical and quality standards.
* Write high quality reports as required and also where required give evidence in court in relation to care proceedings.
* Work effectively on complex situations, use their initiative and evaluate their own and others practice.
* Be familiar with local resource networks and undertake capacity building with individuals, families, communities, user groups and voluntary organisations.
* Recognised by peers as a source of reliable knowledge and advise others.

Who do you know that may be interested in this role? A £300 referral bonus is available - subject to Ts and Cs.


Requirements:
- Degree in Social Work or equivalent
- Member of the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC)
- Excellent organisational skills and the ability to work flexibly, under direction and independently where necessary
- Candidates will need to have post qualifying experience in Duty and Assessment or working within a statutory safeguarding setting.
- You will have knowledge and experience of Safeguarding and of legislation, regulations and guidance relating to Children's social care together with an ability to assess and manage risk.


Why let this opportunity slip through your fingers?

Do you have some more questions regarding this or any other role?


If you are interested in discussing the position further, please contact Leah Rowley on 07825 865146 / for a confidential discussion. If you are happy to move forward with the process and are successful to be put forward for this role, a conversation can also be arranged with the Manager to discuss the details about the position further. This gives you the opportunity to ask more questions and to assess if this is the right role for you.
Being a preferred supplier to numerous local authorities and NHS trusts, we can give you access to a wide range of vacancies.


Are you thinking about a change in your career? Whether you are an existing locum or you are new to the locum market and are exploring your options, we have opportunities that are exciting, well paid and flexible.


I have over 15 years experience recruiting within the health care market. If this particular role does not sound quite right for you, we have a wide selection of roles across the country that may not be advertised. We are also able to source a particular role to suit your requirements, so whether you work with children or adults in any particular speciality, please get in touch to see how we can support you!

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.

skills

be able to manage challenging situations,be person centred,can work as an individual or part of a team,caring,competent at dealing with all stakeholders,critical thinking,emotional intelligence,empathy,handling medication,non-judgemental,oral communication,organisational,passionate,patience,report writing (incident logs and daily plans etc),resilient,show initiative,time management,tolerance,understanding,work well under pressure,written communication

qualification

university

educational requirements

BA in social work