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Principal Social Worker - Adults, Newham Council

Principal Social Worker - Adults, Newham Council

  • Location

    Newham, London

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    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £38.00 - £42.00 per hour + Depending on experience

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    Holly Astrop

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Remedy Recruitment Group are currently seeking an experienced Principal Social Worker to work within Newham Councils Adults Social Services.

Job Purpose

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, skilled and experienced Adult Principal Social Worker to drive forward sustained social work practice improvements. As a key member of the Senior Management Team, you will provide strong professional leadership, guidance and development for social work across Adult Social Care.

Your role will be to relate the views of social workers to all levels of management. To provide independent scrutiny of social work practice and standards, delivering quality assurance and learning interventions to drive forward sustained improvements. You will ensure that the views and experiences of adults, their families and carers (and practitioners), inform service planning and delivery.

The Principal Social Worker (PSW) is responsible and accountable for excellent social work practice by ensuring social work and social care is well defined in Adult Social Care. The PSW should lead by example, be visible to the workforce and act as a voice for frontline practitioners to enable change within the organisation. The role has oversight of quality assurance, training and development including ASYE programme and Practice Educators training. The PSW role sits within the Senior Leadership Team and will advise Senior Managers on practice issues. To undertake the PSW role, you need to be an experienced registered social work manager who has lead on strategic improvement and has expert knowledge and skills to be able to advise a wide range of stakeholders on social care related matters.

You will need to be:

HCPC registered

Eligible to work in the UK

Why Choose Remedy?

Competitive pay rates

Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies

1st tier agency

Up to £250 for each social work professional you refer to us who we place*

If you are interested and would like to find out more please apply to this advert with a copy of your updated CV. Alternatively, please send your CV directly