Social Worker

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    Social Work

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  • Salary:

    £19.98 - £25.02 per hour

  • Contact:

    Mike Shaw

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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  • Consultant:

    Mike Shaw

Search Consultancy Ltd is currently looking for a Social Worker to work on a Adults Neighbourhood Team in the Greater Manchester area. This position is on a contract basis starting as soon as possible.

Salary: £25.02

6 x FTE Experienced Social Worker posts based within Integrated Neighbourhood Teams

If you want to work at the heart of a transformed Assessment and Care Management service in Bury and are a motivated and conscientious Social Work professional who takes pride in their work, then we want to hear from you. The service has moved into an Integrated Neighbourhood Model and is committed to multi-disciplinary partnership working to improve customer outcomes.

This is an opportunity to join a progressive authority committed to the professional development of its workforce. We take pride in being a learning and development Organisation who value our social workers as registered professionals, regular CPD opportunities are made available which will enable you to meet your SWE registration requirements.

You will be joining a service that has proactive leadership, excellent joint working relationships and a whole service approach that is focused on personalisation care and support planning and improving outcomes for our customers and carers through integrated pathways and self-directed support.

Due to the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic our SW's are currently working from. We will provide IT equipment and the necessary training to enable you to work remotely with confidence.

We hold regular coffee and catch up meetings on using Microsoft Teams to ensure you remain connected with manager and other members of your team.

You will be expected to work autonomously, manage a complex caseload and demonstrate expert and effective practice in complex situations. You will produce high quality assessments and reports, model good practice and mentor junior staff.

You will be competent on IT systems, (we use Liquid Logic electronic records), have excellent organisation and communication skills and enjoy working in a busy, supportive team environment. There will be scope to develop a practice specialism and your role will involve providing casework leadership in the areas of Continuing Healthcare, Mental Capacity and positive risk taking with complex customers.

For the posts you must possess a Social Work Degree or equivalent, be registered with Social Work England and have a minimum of three years post qualifying experience. Satisfactory disclosure at the appropriate level under the Disclosure and Barring service is required prior to appointment for all posts.

Why Search Consultancy Ltd?

Since our first office opened thirty years ago, we've built an enviable reputation for providing high quality recruitment service. The Health and Social Care division at Search Consultancy Ltd is one of the largest providers of temporary healthcare workers. Your dedicated consultant will provide advice and work with you to find the perfect job.

If you are interested in this position, please apply online or contact Mike Shaw at the Manchester office.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age