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Date Added: Wed 29/05/2024

Qualified Social Worker - Adults

Manchester, UK
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Company: REED

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £30.00 per hour, Inc benefits

I am looking for an experienced Social Worker to join Trafford Council on one of the neighbourhood teams. 

Role Responsibilities: 

Undertake a key role in cooperation with partners and stakeholders to ensure safeguarding processes and procedures are in place to protect individuals. Identify, challenge, and develop solutions to any possible safeguarding risks for vulnerable residents of the city.

Be responsible for carrying out social work duties, including care co-ordination, in relation to the most complex cases requiring the highest levels of skills, knowledge and professional expertise.

Work in conjunction with and provide consultation to partner agencies to deliver effective planning to ensure positive outcomes for vulnerable residents of Manchester. This will include representing the City Council at a range of meetings, proceedings and reviews as required.

Actively engage in team and service development including the promotion of innovative and new ideas and techniques to improve service performance and outcomes.

Efficiently prepare and produce high quality documentation and reports and contribute to effective data recording in accordance with statutory accountabilities and timescales to improve outcomes and the safeguarding of individuals.

Proactively establish, develop, and maintain relationships with partner agencies and stakeholders to provide individuals with the opportunity to access suitable services which will assist them in achieving their agreed goals.

Through personal example, open commitment and clear action, ensure diversity is positively valued, resulting in equal access and treatment in employment, service delivery and communications.

Requirements of this role:

  • Must be a Qualified Social Worker, registered with Social Work England.
  • Must have experience in working with the Care Act and Mental Capacity Act. 
  • Must have a Social Work qualification (Diploma in social work, social work degree or equivalent)
  • Must have minimum of 2 years experience working as a Qualified social worker in a similar team
  • Must be a car driver, with access to own vehicle.

Benefits of working through Reed, include:

  • Dedicated Recruitment Consultant.
  • Aftercare service delivered by Candidate Care Team.
  • Free CV building and Interview support.
  • Free DBS checks.
  • Weekly payroll.
  • PAYE payroll option with additional benefits including holiday pay, healthcare, pension plus more.
  • CPD contributions.
  • Access to full UK jobs market with top tier status across many public and private sector clients.
  • Supporting the Reed Foundation which has given £9.5m to charity since 2010.

Does this role interest you? Apply today!

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