Qualified Social Worker, Team Manager, Wirral Council, Children Assessment & Intervention Service


Ref: EN124-549

Division: Childrens Services
Specialist Area: Model.Content.SpecialistArea.Name
Location: Wirral
Job type: Contract
Salary (per hour): Negotiable dependent on experience and pay scheme selected
Reference: EN124-549

Job Description

Qualified Social Worker, Team Manager, Wirral Council, Children Assessment & Intervention Service  - 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:

• Offer a fair and manageable case load across all teams, an agile working kit, allowing you to work flexibly and remotely and we also offer agency staff the opportunity to access training just like permanent staff. We also have a family support worker working with each team, assisting with ongoing support
• Team Managers will support/manager Social Workers within Assessment and Intervention who are able to work with families from the initial assessment, through to determining  long term plans, offering stability to the case and consistency throughout
• Support you in honing and developing your skills, including working in partnership with other professionals, court work and completing direct work using our supporting families, enhancing futures model
• Wirral Council and its partners have pledged to #bethedifference for children young people and families of Wirral. To do this, Wirral is embarking on a significant programme of regeneration and urban development which will bring new infrastructure and opportunity across the Borough
• The ability to make decisions, manage risk, influence, and negotiate with others
• Ability to organise and plan tasks, meeting agreed timescales and respond to competing priorities.
• Ability use resources effectively, including budget management.
• High level of IT literacy
• Demonstrate integrity, accountability, and professionalism
• 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