Social Worker

Posted 19 September by Randstad Care

Are you a Qualified Social Worker committed to improving the lives of the area's most vulnerable residents? Are you looking for a career opportunity with excellent opportunities for progression in an Adult setting?

If so then this is your chance to join a well respected Local Authority and truly be the Social Worker you want to be!

The vacancy is within a Working Age Adults (WAA) Team. The team's overarching focus is to help people to help themselves - making personalisation real for service users which is very much in line with the Adult Operations Charter. The teams consist of a team manager, senior social workers, social workers, assistant social workers and part-time health access champions. They mainly support individuals aged 18 to 65 who are vulnerable adults, perhaps with complex learning disabilities and physical disabilities.

Benefits:

  • Award winning training academy to support with your continued learning which allows you to further your career whether that be into a more senior role or remain front line with additional learning opportunities.
  • Annual leave entitlement of up to 29 days per year (depending upon grade and length of service)
  • Purchase of additional annual leave (up to agreed limits)
  • A local government pension scheme (LGPS), a career average scheme with employee and employer contributions
  • Life assurance (where a member of the LGPS) of 3 x annual salary
  • Flexible working arrangements (for most roles but depending upon service requirements)
  • Discounted shopping through a dedicated Reward Portal (including discounts at major supermarkets)
  • Interest free travel loan
  • Payment of professional fees (approved professions only)
  • Lease car scheme (dependent on requirement for business use or for employees at Band 8 and above)
  • Car cash alternative to employees graded Band 8 or above who do not wish to participate in the lease car scheme -
  • Private medical health insurance for employee and partner - Band 7 and above
  • Employee assistance programme provided in-house (wellbeing and counselling provision)
  • Eyecare vouchers
  • Reward vouchers and e-cards (to recognise high achievement)
  • Volunteering leave (up to 2 days per year)
  • Childcare vouchers, through salary sacrifice
  • Charitable giving through payroll deduction
  • Relocation package of up to £8,000 (at hiring manager's discretion)
  • Local shopping discounts

Qualifications/ skills and experience required:

  • Diploma / Degree in Social Work
  • Experience working as a Qualified Social Worker in a Adult setting
  • Case load management in line with the Care Act
  • Excellent organisation skills with the ability to manage your own time
  • Ability to engage and influence with multiple agencies
  • Passionate and driven to support your own continuing personal development (CPD)
  • Car drivers preferred

If you are interested in this post please give Catriona a call on or send your details over and I will be in touch. I look forward to hearing from you!

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.

Required skills

  • Adults
  • Safeguarding
  • Qualified Social Worker
  • Social Worker
  • QSW
  • Working Age Adults
  • WAA

Application questions

Do you have a degree/diploma in social work?
Do you have experience in Case management?

Reference: 33339763

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