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Qualified Social Worker - Children with Disabilities Team (CWD)

  • Location

    Wigan, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £35 - £40 per hour + Negotiable + Depending on Experience

  • Contact:

    Joe Hilton

  • Contact email:

    joe@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    40

  • Salary low:

    35

  • Job ref:

    JOE_1651575177

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Duration:

    Ongoing

  • Expiry date:

    2022-06-02

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Qualified Social Worker - Wigan Council, Greater Manchester - Children with Disabilities Team - Up to £40!

Social Worker required to cover sick leave on the children with disabilities team. Post holder will work with a range of children who have disabilities, but are also either children in need, children in need of protection and cared for children. The post holder is expected to have an understanding of short break and direct payment legislation.

The role benefits from the support of an experienced permanent team manager and advanced practitioner and is a stable and experienced team, currently entirely permanent workforce.

The post holder will benefit from free parking and access to all internal Wigan Training and development opportunities.

Job Description

The post holder will have a manageable caseload of children with disabilities or life limiting impairments. This will be children in need, children in need of protection and children who are cared for by the local authority. The post hold will also be expected to complete short break assessments and reviews and represent the team at EHCP Reviews.

It would be preferable (but not necessary) for the post holder to have experience of working with children with disabilities.

The post holder will benefit from an experienced team manager, advanced practitioner and senior social worker. The team are based at Wigan Life Centre South (address below) and have a hybrid approach to working with 2 days based in the office in Wigan.

The post holder will have access to training opportunities and FREE parking

Benefits of working with Remedy

  • 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.
  • Referral bonus - up to £250* per person placed.
  • 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 REC 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.