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Social Worker - MASH

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, Children In Need, MASH
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
West Midlands
Location:
Dudley, West Midlands
Salary:
£37,475 to £37,475 per annum
Salary Description:
Up to £37475.00 per annum
Posted:
02/11/2020
Job Ref:
DS-90912

Social Worker - MASH - Dudley - Up to £37,475 Per Annum

Liquid Personnel is currently recruiting for an experienced social worker for a role within a MASH team for a client based in Dudley. This is a great opportunity to join a progressive and engaging authority. The successful candidate should be confident in managing workload effectively and meeting timescales. Recent experience within assessment teams is essential and but other frontline experience is desirable.

Benefits of this MASH Role:

* Great transport links
* 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
* Onsite free parking
* A comprehensive and enhanced learning and development programme developed alongside the government's new accreditation scheme and provided by our innovative Dudley Centre for Professional Practice.
* A service-wide mandatory Restorative Practice training programme with the 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 of this Social Work Role:

* Be part of a restorative practice model to focus on building relationships, valuing people and working together to achieve positive outcomes.
* Join a small pod of social workers, managed by an experienced manager and supported by a team of pod coordinators to deal with routine administrative tasks enabling the social worker to concentrate on working with families.
* Be supported by a dedicated court team that manages public law cases.
* Be supported by an advanced social work Practitioner link within Dudley Centre for Professional Practice in areas of practice and development as needed.
* Manage caseloads dependent upon experience, grade of post and complexity of cases, utilising specialist knowledge for appropriate interventions, needs assessments, care planning, and child protection investigations.
* Be responsible for a caseload and work with others in your pod as you intervene together with families, to ensure the best possible outcome for children.
* Carry out high-quality assessments, using child-centered, community-focused, and multi-agency interventions to bring about positive change through developing effective relationships and to secure the best outcomes for children and young people.
* Ensure children and young people are adequately protected in line with Dudley LSCB, departmental policy and procedures, and relevant legislation.

Essential Requirements:

* Social Work England registration
* Eligible to work in the UK
* Hold a full UK licence
* Post-qualified experience

For more information please contact swapplications@liquidpersonnel.com

Contact Details:
Tel: 02071676803
Contact: Damon Storer

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