Location Cardiff, Wales
Job type Temporary
Salary £30 - £32 per hour
Reference MM - Cardiff
Date posted November 07, 2019
Duration 3 months
Maxxima's Social Work team are currently recruiting for Children's Social Workers to fill job roles in Cardiff

The roles will be based within Children and Families Services who are looking for Qualified Social Workers to start as soon as possible on a full-time basis. The pay rate for these roles is up to £32 per hour, and the roles will initially be a three-month contract, with the likelihood of extension.

Requirements and details of these QSW vacancies:

We are looking for Social Workers who have post qualified experience working within statutory services.

An exciting opportunity for a Principal Social Worker to join our Child Health & Disability Team has become available in Cardiff. You will need: * A Degree or Masters in Social Work * Experience of working within a Child Health & Disability Team * Experience of providing supervision to students and staff The main duties of the post holder will be: * Working alongside a multi-agency team of professionals, in partnership with families. * To take a lead in the team using the Signs of Safety approach to social work practice * To encourage and support the team in adopting the Signs of Safety approach * Contribute to the development and maintenance of effective systems to ensure quality services. * Engagement with MASH in relation to referrals, supervising Wellbeing Assessments and Section 47 investigation. * Working in a multiagency capacity to support families * Attend alongside the social worker at Child Protection Case Conferences * Provide a consultation role on practice issues for staff and, where appropriate, managers * Provide specialist advice and support across the team. * Provide supervision, mentoring and coaching to staff within Children's Services as required and support other staff with students on placement to ensure good quality placements and development of the workforce * Take responsibility for delegated decision making appropriate to the role.

Maxxima benefits:

*Dedicated and experienced consultants
*Excellent and highly competitive rates of pay
*Exclusive opportunities you won't find anywhere else
*Dedicated payroll consultant to ensure prompt payment
*Guidance and advice on CV and interview techniques
*Practical assistance with professional body registration
*A choice of PAYE, umbrella or LTD company payments
*Practical assistance with relocation, accommodation and DBS/CRB checks
*The security of working with a CCS supplier, established since 2001

Call to action - Apply via clicking the button or contact us for more information about the role.
Reasonable adjustments:

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting our team. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.

Recommend a colleague:

Often, our candidates are so pleased with our service that they recommend us to their friends and colleagues. To encourage this and say thank you, we offer a referral bonus incentive.

The way it works is simple: if you introduce a candidate who is not previously known to Maxxima and we are successful in placing them, we will pay you up to £1,500. More information regarding referrals can be found on our website.
*The post qualification experience range stated is purely a guide. We will consider candidates that fall outside of this range if they can strongly demonstrate the required competencies.