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Sandwell Council - Social Worker - Safeguarding and Assessment

  • Location

    Sandwell, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £27 - £29 per hour

  • Contact:

    Mikeala Osborn

  • Contact email:

    Mikeala@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    29

  • Salary low:

    27

  • Job ref:

    MIKEALA_1593441290

  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Duration:

    Ongoing

  • Expiry date:

    2020-07-29

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Our client, Sandwell Council is looking for a Senior Social Worker to join their Safeguarding and Assessment Team (SAAT)

You will need to respond to all new referrals with timely intervention and assessment. Play a pivotal role in developing effective relationships with children and their families to identify their needs and agree plans with families to achieve change.

The successful candidate will

  • Have a good knowledge of minimum standards and be able to achieve our expectation for promoting change in family life.
  • Complete single assessments, use a range of direct work tools to evidence the child's voice in your assessments and plans
  • Be Social Work qualified with at least 2 years post qualifying experience; and registered with Social Work England.
  • Previous experience of working in a children and families setting.
  • Have a sound knowledge of legislation and guidance.
  • Be able to demonstrate the ability to analyse information and make informed decisions.
  • Have a good knowledge of child development.

You will need to be:

HCPC registered

Eligible to work in the UK

Post-qualified experience

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