Qualified Social Worker, Assistant Team Manager, Swindon Borough Council, Childrens Adoption Team


Ref: EN837-4

Sector: Social Work
Division: Childrens Services
Specialist Area: Assistant Team Manager
Location: Swindon
Job type: Contract
Salary (per hour): Negotiable dependent on experience and pay scheme selected
Reference: EN837-4

Job Description

Qualified Social Worker, Assistant Team Manager, Swindon Borough Council, Childrens Adoption Team - Must be a Qualified Social Worker with a minimum of 2 years+ UK Social Worker experience within a Children's Social Work team

Our client is looking for a qualified Social Worker with 2 years+ UK Social Worker experience within a Children’s Social Work team

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

The responsibilities will include:

• Direct responsibility for operational staff
• Considerable experience of services to vulnerable people
• Substantial post-qualification experience in a relevant setting
• Experience of the whole range of Children in Need Services
• Understanding of the full range of early help services and ability to recognise children and families who would benefit from early help
• Demonstrable working knowledge of relevant legislation, guidance and policy context relating to the work of Social Care and Early Help services relevant to the service area
• Commitment to a child-centred approach
• Commitment to team work and engagement
• Commitment to multi-agency working across a range of services to promote better outcomes for children and families
• A focus on performance management and service development
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Ability to work to tight deadlines in often pressured environments
• 37 hours per week (flexible by negotiation)
• 3 month Temporary Contract
• Start date subject to DBS and reference clearance

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)

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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