Sandwell, West Midlands
Sandwell MBC are recruiting qualified Social Workers to join their Review Team Project £32ph
Your new company
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council are looking to recruit experienced qualified Social Workers to join their Review/Awaiting Allocation teams.
Your new role
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council are looking for committed and hardworking qualified Social Worker with Adult Social Work experience working with people with older people, people with physical disabilities and sensory impairments, reviewing team, Learning Disability as well as mental health issues.
You will need to be motivated and flexible with high professional standards and sound knowledge and experience of current legislation, including the Care Act 2014, Safeguarding, Continuing Health Care, Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act 2005, and Community DOLS/LPS.
Primarily, the role will require support with the waiting list and review list.
You will be expected to work with vulnerable adults and their carers with an asset-based and strength-based approach to support them to achieve their outcomes within the wider community. You will need to be confident in undertaking safeguarding investigations, mental capacity assessments, best interest decisions, carrying out outcome-focused assessments, review assessments with support planning, to meet their care and support needs.
What you’ll need to succeed
To be successful, you will hold a Social Work qualification (BA Social Work, CQSW, DipSW, CSS or CCETSW approved equivalent).
Current professional registration with Social Work England with minimum of 2 years experience working with adults in a QSW position
Good assessment skills and knowledge of safeguarding
Passion & commitment to providing the best decisions and care for the citizens of Birmingham
What you’ll get in return
Working with Hays, you will receive a bespoke specialist recruitment service with your own personal consultant. In addition, you will receive:
Lifelong career partner with over 15 years of recruitment expertise
Specialist in Adult Social Work Recruitment
Recruitment partner for Birmingham, Sandwell, Solihull and Coventry Councils
Exclusive access to the latest Qualified Social work vacancies
Helping you upskill through our My Learning platform, network forums and resources
Transparency on timesheet/payroll platform – Option to be paid PAYE or Umbrella Ltd
Support for CV writing and interview skills
£250 reward for referring another Qualified Social Worker, who we then place.
You will be offered a competitive salary, but this is dependent on experience with scope for negotiation.
What you need to do now
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