Location Dudley, West Midlands
Job type Temporary
Salary £21 - £25 per hour
Reference MM - Dudley_1564500464
Date posted July 30, 2019
Duration 3 months
Maxxima's Social Work team are currently recruiting for Adults Social Workers to fill job roles in Dudley

The roles will be based within an Adults Team, who are looking for Qualified Social Workers to start as soon as possible on a full-time basis. The pay rate for this role is TBC per hour, and the role will initially be a three-month contract, with the likelihood of extension.

The applicant will be required to work 5 days full time (37 hours) across 7 days as part of a rota. This will include shifts 8.00-16.00 and 12.00-20.00. Weekend working will be 1 in 4. There will also be a requirement to work bank holidays
including Christmas on a rota basis.

MUST HAVE MENTAL HEALTH EXPERIENCE. Due to the complex nature of the cases the Social Worker will be required to assess. MUST BE A CAR DRIVER WITH ACCESS TO A VEHICLE WITH BUSINESS INSURANCE COVER, as will be required to travel across the borough. To work with vulnerable adults, helping the to do things, achieve ambitions, take control over their lives as much as possible, building relationship and networks that maintain their independence. This will be achieved by social workers in district or hospital team. This will involve assessment of the needs of individuals and their carers jointly with other interested professionals and the creative design, provision and review of individualised support. MINIMUM STANDARDS: CQSW/CSS/DipSW qualification. Social work experience of working with vulnerable adults in local government, voluntary or independent sector. Direct experience of working with adults, especially those from different racial & cultural backgrounds. Ability to initiate, draft & produce reports. Ability to deal with / record casework, communicate effectively with client groups & professionals in order to assess client needs. Ability to develop person-centred care plans. Ability to deal with conflict and complaints. Ability to participate within a duty team framework. Knowledge of relevant statutory social work legislation. Knowledge of the issues relating to the well-being of service users covering a wide range of clients. MINIMUM HEALTH & SAFETY KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED: Demonstrable basic health & safety knowledge relevant to the job, according to Section 7 HSWA and Council policy.

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.