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Social Worker - Children with Disabilities

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Children With Disabilities
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
West Midlands
Location:
Sandwell, West Midlands
Salary:
£29,636 to £39,782 per annum
Salary Description:
£29636 - £39782 per annum
Posted:
30/09/2020
Job Ref:
DS-113440

Social Worker - Children with Disabilities - Sandwell - £29,636 - £39,782 per annum

Liquid Personnel is currently recruiting for an experienced social worker for a role within a children with disabilities team for a client based in Oldbury, Sandwell.

The successful candidate will be working with disabled children and their families and should have an understanding of legislation which underpins this work. This is a great opportunity to join an established disabilities team based in the heart of the Black Country.

Benefits as a Children with Disabilities Social Worker:

* A position that provides great career enhancement
* Friendly and supportive team
* Supportive management
* Progression and secondment opportunities
* Work flexibly and are open to discuss hours to suit.
* Manageable caseloads
* A comprehensive learning and development package
* High-quality professional supervision
* Supportive and collaborative team working
* Excellent progression opportunities
* A bespoke induction package
* Agile working including working from home opportunities and flexi time arrangements
* A permanent senior management team
* A service-wide mandatory Restorative Practice training programme with ongoing implementation of restorative practice across all services
* Excellent staff engagement opportunities with quarterly staff briefing sessions, team manager meetings, staff reference groups and weekly chief officer chats
* Generous relocation package
* Local Government pension scheme
* A generous annual leave entitlement
* Defined career progression and pathway opportunities
* Car-sharing scheme
* A cycle purchase scheme
* Childcare vouchers
* Paycare health scheme (contributory)
* Travel pass
* Discounted leisure centre benefits

Duties as a Children with Disabilities Social Worker:

* Work directly with disabled children
* Cover and support duty
* Carry out single assessments
* Undertake child protection work, children in care work and high-level child in need
* Work with a 'children first' approach
* Incorporate social inclusion principles, anti-oppressive practice, and person-centered wayss

Essential requirements of this social work role:

* Qualified social worker with Social Work England registration
* Have completed your ASYE programme in a children and families setting
* Have excellent analytical skills and be able to make informed decisions with information you have gathered, that has a positive impact on the child's journey
* A skilled listener, you will demonstrate how you have understood and ensured a child's voice is heard
* Eligible to work in the UK
* Hold a full UK licence
* Post-qualified experience

For more information please email swapplications@liquidpersonnel.com

Contact Details:
Tel: 07545828580
Contact: Damon Storer

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