Location Wakefield
Job type Temporary
Salary £22 - £25 per hour
Reference 24856
Date posted October 20, 2020
Adults Social Workers – Wakefield - Adults Services

Location: WAKEFIELD

Job Type: Temporary/Full Time


Maxxima are currently recruiting for Adults Social Workers to fill a Temporary/Full Time role in WAKEFIELD The ideal candidate will have an excellent understanding of Adults Services.

Wakefield Social Care Direct is the initial point of contact for all adult social care enquires and has an exciting opportunity for a Social Worker to join our team. The candidate must have a recognised social work qualification. We welcome new graduates. Social Care Direct interacts with people with a range of needs such as physical disabilities, older people, cognitive needs, learning disabilities, drugs and alcohol needs, mental health needs, homelessness and offending. The team triages the referrals, provides advice and signposting, takes any immediate action and directs referrals to appropriate teams. The candidate is required to have understanding of Care Act 2014 particularly in relation to wellbeing, prevention and assessment. It would be beneficial that the candidate has some experience of working confidently with s.42 Care Act enquires with the ability to analyse and prioritise risks. Candidate will be offered the opportunity to work alongside experienced staff and encouraged to take up training opportunities. Work at Social Care Direct is fast paced, with a high turnover, and every day is different and open to new learning.

This role is Monday to Friday, working 37 hours per week

The pay rate for this Adults Hospital Social Workers role is Negotiable per hour umbrella.

If you are interested in this Adults Hospital Social Workers vacancy, please apply by clicking the apply button. If you’d like more details about this role, contact the Social Work team today – we always have time to take your call. If the role isn’t quite what you’re looking for, why not register with Maxxima today?

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