Location Cardiff, Wales
Job type Temporary
Salary £28 - £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 role 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.

Cardiff Council are looking for experienced Social Workers across multiple teams in Children's Services. Children in Need Locum Social Workers will work in any one of a number of teams focusing on the care, support and protection of children. Locum Social Workers will have experience of assessment, care planning, person centre planning and care management skills working actively with all partners to identify and meet individuals care support needs. Children Looked After Service Locum Social Workers will be required to work independently of direct support e.g. attendance at court, child protection case conferences with arm's length supervision of a team manager. Undertaking complex and high-risk cases or arrange complex or high value packages of care. In addition locum Social Workers will complete joint work with less experienced staff or other colleagues in highly complex cases involving the liberty or safety of service users. Experienced locum Social Workers will also provide supervision to students and support other staff with students on placement to ensure good quality placements and development of the workforce. Locum Social Workers will also be expected to organise and plan duty rotas as required

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

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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.

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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.