Social Care

Senior Social Worker – Dudley – Case Management Team

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Senior Social Worker – Dudley MB Council – Case Management – £32.34

Search Consultancy is working with an authority in The West Midlands that are looking for a Senior Social Worker to join there Case Management Team.

Salary up to £32.34 per hour

We are looking for creative and knowledgeable social workers who are able to support our most complex families supporting them through effective intervention, direct work and assessments in line with children who are being worked at threshold of child in need, Child protection and children who are being supported through Care proceedings. We are looking for passionate and dedicated social workers who have insight in working within these areas and who we would love to have as part of our teams.

You will be working in a busy and friendly team and will work predominantly with children in need, child protection, care proceedings and private law applications, working on a longer-term basis with children, young people and their families, providing help and support to help families make effective change.
You will ensure the delivery of a high quality and effective social work service to facilitate, empower and promote independence, strengths and assets of both individuals and local communities. You will work in partnership with children, young people and parents, some of whom can be difficult to engage.

About you:

You will have two years statutory social care experience either in Duty and Assessment or a locality team, be an excellent communicator who understands the value and importance of integrated working. You'll be a strong team player who is used to working in a person-centred way, allowing you to be efficient in time management, report writing, completing assessments and providing both written and verbal evidence in care proceedings. You will have a holistic approach to work, with a keen focus on reducing inequalities and supporting individuals to develop their resilience and improve outcomes.

You will be Social Work England registered and have a thorough knowledge and experience of legislation, statutory guidance and regulations relating to children in need of support or protection. You will also need to have experience of safeguarding and court work.

This role is subject to SWE Checks, Enhanced DBS and reference checks.

Why Search Consultancy Ltd?

Since our first office opened thirty years ago, we've built an enviable reputation for providing a high quality recruitment service. The Health and Social Care division at Search Consultancy Ltd is one of the largest providers of temporary healthcare workers. Your dedicated consultant will provide advice and work with you to find the perfect job.

If you are interested in this position, please apply online or contact Francesca Hill at the Manchester office.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age

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