Qualified Social Worker

Posted 13 May 2024
Salary Up to £30 per hour + Negotiable + Depending on Experience
Job type Contract
Discipline Social Care
Contact NameJoe Hilton

Job description

Qualified Social Worker - Wigan Council, Greater Manchester - Adults Services - £30ph

We are looking to recruit a qualified social worker, with a couple of years experience for a 12 month period for the right candidate.

In the next 12 months, you will:

  • Undertake person-centred assessments really getting to know the person you are with to co-create support plans using an asset-based approach to ensure outcomes are achieved.
  • Be accountable for managing your case load in an effective, efficient, and timely way.
  • Provide a high quality, responsive service in all areas using all appropriate methods of social work intervention within the agreed policies and procedures of the Council.

You will need to be able to :

  • Support residents and their families through safeguarding processes, taking positive risks where appropriate
  • Respond to the complex and challenging needs of the people we support.
  • Be responsible for inputting up to date and effective record keeping and administration on the council's case management system - We use Mosaic.
  • Carry out work on the service Duty system as required; we have a rota.
  • Ensure you operate within GDPR guidelines by regularly reviewing data held and destroying information in line with retention schedules.
  • Be accountable for your own decision making and seek appropriate solutions to situations as they arise.

You must :

  • Hold a relevant social work qualification and be registered with Social Work England.
  • Have experience in the role as a Social Worker and a proven track record of success.
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of legislation, local government frameworks, processes, and procedures.
  • To feel comfortable working with autonomy and have the skills and ability to interpret complex issues.

Benefits of working with Remedy as a Qualified Social Worker

  • A personal one-one service from your highly experienced dedicated consultant.
  • Top tier supplier to numerous local authorities throughout the UK giving us access to jobs before other agencies.
  • Option to be paid on either Wednesday or Friday.

*Terms & Conditions apply

You will be required to fully register with Remedy for all locum positions.

Remedy Social Care is a APSCo Standard agency and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the vulnerable. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS. Our objective is to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and ability regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. All applications will be accepted and reviewed solely on merit.