Location Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Job type Contract
Salary £28 - £31 per hour
Reference MM14554_1558008452
Date posted May 16, 2019
Duration 3 Months
Maxxima's Social Work team are currently recruiting for Children's Social Workers to fill job roles in Sheffield

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 £31 per hour, and the roles will initially be a three-month contract, with the likelihood of extension.

Requirements and details of these QSW vacancies:

We are looking for candidate who have experience of working in a busy Statutory Children's Service with vacancies based in the following.

A registered Social Worker who has at least 3 years continuous work experience in a Social Worker role since qualifying and can evidence that they have met and passed formal progression criteria within a Local Authority.
They may also be able to demonstrate evidence of further CPD, for example the undertaking or completed the Post Qualifying Award. Extensive experience of working within a children and families setting as a Social Worker and possibly in an unqualified role prior to qualifying.
Level 2 Social Workers are expected to hold a caseload of complex Child Protection cases. Typical caseloads vary across functions, but a Level 2 Social Worker will hold a caseload at the upper limit of the maximum prescribed for the function in which they are based.
Level 2 Social Workers require extensive knowledge of child care legislation and regulation especially child protection processes detailed in the 1989 Children's Act and the Every Child Matters agenda.

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

Please contact mark.manning@maxximagroup.com or call 0116 2620888

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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.