Qualified Social Worker, Wakefield Council, Adult Initial Assessment Team

Wakefield

Ref: EN133-227

Sector: Social Work
Division: Adult Services
Specialist Area: Social Worker
Location: Wakefield
Job type: Contract
Salary (per hour): Negotiable dependent on experience and pay scheme selected
Reference: EN133-227

Job Description

Qualified Social Worker, Wakefield Council, Adult Initial Assessment Team - Must be a Qualified Social Worker with a minimum of 2 years+ UK Social Worker experience within an Adult Social Work team

Our client is looking for a qualified Social Worker with 2 years+ UK Social Worker experience within an Adult Social Work team

The team work extremely well together to ensure the safety of vulnerable adults under the close supervision of a supportive Team Manager

The responsibilities will include:

• Interact with people with a range of needs such as physical disabilities, older people, cognitive needs, learning disabilities, drugs and alcohol needs, mental health needs, homelessness and offending
• The team triages the referrals, provides advice and signposting, takes any immediate action and directs referrals to appropriate teams
• Candidate is required to have understanding of Care Act 2014 particularly in relation to wellbeing, prevention and assessment
• Beneficial that the candidate has some experience of working confidently with s.42 Care Act enquires with the ability to analyse and prioritise risks
• Candidate will be offered the opportunity to work alongside experienced staff and encouraged to take up training opportunities
• Liaise with other professionals
• 36 hours per week (flexible by negotiation)
• 2 Month Temporary Contract
• Start date subject to DBS and reference clearance

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Successful candidates will benefit from:

• A Kindle Fire upon commencement of contract (see terms)
• £20 Amazon voucher if registration is completed within 2 weeks (see terms)
• Competitive pay rates
• Weekly payroll
• Free access to a comprehensive online training portal worth £500 a year
• Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
• Receive up to £250 for each referred worker (see terms)
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The successful candidate will need to hold a DipSW or equivalent must be registered with the HCPC, have a current DBS and be a car driver.

Please call the recruitment team where you will speak to one of our dedicated consultants on 0333 1234 530

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Phone: 0333 1234 530
Or email your CV, quoting the job reference code, to: jobs@entrustsocialcare.co.uk