Location Rutland
Job type Temporary
Salary £28 - £32 per hour
Reference 21238
Date posted March 24, 2020
Maxxima’s Social Work team are currently recruiting for Children’s Social Workers to fill job roles in Rutland

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.

We are looking for experienced Children and Families Social Workers to work in the following busy service

This role is to cover staff absence during the current situation - there is potential for required numbers to increase. Purpose of the Job: To provide quality social work services to children in need and their families in accordance with legal duties & requirements, National guidance and Council policies and procedures. To undertake a range of statutory duties in accordance with the Children Act 1989 and subsequent legislation and in relation to children who are in need of help or protection and children in the care of the Local Authority. Manage a children and families caseload of various levels of complexity; including completion of assessments, direct work with children or other interventions aimed at improving the lives of children in Rutland and safeguard them from harm. To work as a member of an integrated service with families and carers to ensure that children and young people are able to achieve the outcomes in Every Child Matters. Key responsibilities: • To carry a caseload of child-care cases • To participate in duty system and provide specialist duty cover as required • To take account of the child's and family's cultural, racial and linguistic background and religious persuasion in providing services • To take responsibility for efficient caseload management • To maintain accurate and up to date records as required by departmental procedure • To prepare assessments, plan and review child in need, child protection and CLA plans • To prepare reports for case conferences, meetings, courts or other purposes as required • To take responsibility for keeping up to date with key research and developments in relations to providing family support services • To work closely with agency partners to develop services for children, young people and their families as required from time to time • To attend team meetings and participate in team development • To act in accordance with the principles set out in the Employee Code of Conduct, the Council’s Values and comply with the social work regulatory body that governs social work practice and standards (currently the HCPC)


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.

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.