Location Solihull, West Midlands
Job type Temporary
Salary £28 - £29 per hour
Reference MM - Solihull
Date posted December 16, 2019
Duration 3 months
Maxxima's Social Work team are currently recruiting for Children's Social Workers to fill job roles in Solihull

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 £29 per hour, and the roles will initially be a three-month contract, with the likelihood of extension.

Social Worker required for Solihull's Family Support Service which is a specialist team who undertakes Initial Social Work Assessments, Sc.47 Enquiries, specialist assessments and / or Court Ordered reports following the outcome of the child's referral into MASH. The Social Worker will then offer intensive work with the family for up to 12 weeks under a Child in Need Plan if required. This is to provide cover for a minimum of 4 months although may be extended further. This team covers all of Solihull Borough therefore car driver is essential in order to provide an immediate response to any referrals. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a supportive and dynamic team.

Main duties

To make timely and appropriate responses to and manage assigned work in accordance with Directorate polices and procedures, budgets and relevant legislation.To share information and develop effective working relationships with team members, professionals in other agencies and other colleagues in the Directorate.To promote integrated working, ensuring a need led response that improves the outcomes for children and their families.To undertake assessments in line with the "Framework for the Assessment of Children in Need and their Families".To establish and implement action plans based on the assessed needs of the children, young people and their families, the child/young person in conjunction with their family and other agencies.To promote partnership and participation with children and their families.To carry out regular reviews of individual plans, record outcomes and formulate plans based on those reviews.To maintain manual and computer based records in accordance with the Directorate recording policy.To provide detailed reports for statutory reviews, child protection conferences, panels and courts as required.To carry out all statutory requirements that arises in relation to allocated work.

Must have access to a car -essential

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.