Senior Social Worker - Peripatetic Care Management

We are looking for a Senior Social Worker to join the Peripatetic Care Management Team based in Sandwell.


This vacancy has an initial 3 month contract likely to be extended.


Job requirements:



  • Strong Safeguarding Experience

  • Experience in a children's and family setting

  • Experience of court work

  • Experience of being a lead officer for Section 47 work

  • Sound knowledge of legislation, child development

  • A key understanding of the key elements of the Children's Act or other legislation similar to the specific area

  • A sound knowledge of the Sandwell LSCB Child Protection procedures and ability to recognise signs and symptoms of abuse and take necessary Safeguarding action

  • Knowledge of the local authorities key responsibilities for Looked after Children


Benefits:



  • Care Management Team can offer flexible working pattern, at 2.5 days a week and more, they will also consider 9 day fortnights and 4 days condensed hours

  • Accessible parking with cheap rates

  • Some of the lowest caseloads in the West Midlands; 15-20 average

  • Flexible working negotiable

  • Telephone interviews will be considered


What you need:



  • HCPC Registration

  • At least 2 years post-qualifying experience

  • Current DBS/DBS Update Service

  • Eligibility to work in the UK

  • Access to a vehicle and a full UK driving licence


Benefits of working with HCL Social Care:



  • Referral incentive of £200 per person after just 6 weeks in a new role

  • Weekly payment on HCL's managed payroll system

  • Career support and guidance from an experienced consultant

  • Full preparation and support before interview and throughout your placement




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