Location Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Job type Temporary
Salary £30 - £32 per hour
Reference MM - SPNott_1562679997
Date posted July 09, 2019
Duration 3 months
Maxxima's Social Work team are currently recruiting for a Senior Practitioner to fill a full-time job role in Nottingham

The roles will be based within Social Services, who are looking for a Senior Practitioner 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.

Requirements and details of this vacancy:

2 x Senior Practitioners - £32LTD

Children's Services - Transitions/Whole Life Disability

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the Team Manager by supervising the Children's Social Workers within the team. They will work within the relevant legislative and statutory planning frameworks, Government Guidance, the City Council's core values and strategic aims, and the Department's policies and procedures. The Whole Life Disability vision is to take a whole life approach to ensure disabled people live safe, fulfilling lives.

The Whole Life Disability Approach supports citizens with physical and learning disabilities from childhood right through to adulthood to ensure a smooth transition between services. The team works closely with Health colleagues to commission and support citizens in a range of services including community support, residential and hospital settings.

Essential Requirements
1.Experience of supervising Children's Social Workers or working as an assistant Team Manager
2.Substantial experience as a Social Care practitioner with children and families across a range of functions including assessment, delivery of care and Child Protection plans, and court work;
3.Thorough knowledge of the Children Act 1989 and related Guidance, other relevant legislation, the Government's Objectives for Children's Services, and the Assessment Framework for Children in Need and Working Together to Safeguard Children;
4.Understanding of whole life, strength based person centred approaches

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.