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    Paying £33.30
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    22 May 2024

Senior Social Worker job (Children’s) Coventry – Help & Protection Team paying £33.30 ph

Your new company

Coventry City Council are urgently looking to recruit a highly passionate and experienced Senior Social Worker to join the Help and Protection Team. (South)

Your new role

Help and Protection Team service reflects and responds to the changing needs of children and their families. It works to enable a reflective and flexible approach, with a strong Early Help offer and a real focus on Relationship Based Practice and Signs of Safety, which focusses on intervention and keeping families together.

You will be delivering, on the ground, social care to support families across Coventry to devise and implement care plans to ensure children can live at home safely, and support where they can’t.

You will work closely with professionals from a range of agencies including health, education and social care, police and youth offending services, in order to improve lived experiences for children.

You will be handling complex but manageable caseloads whilst helping us deliver a strategy that puts children and young people at the beginning, middle and end of everything we do, with all the support and resources you need to do it. Responding to new referrals from MASH and managing a caseload of Child in Need, Child Protection and PLO.

This role will pay up to £33.30 per hour depending on experience and a 3-month rolling contract. JD is available upon request. Driving required

What you'll need to succeed

To be successful, you will need to have a recognised professional Social Work qualification (MA/BA/BSc in Social Work, Diploma in Social Work or CQSW) and Social Work England registration along with at least 2 years post-qualifying Social Work experience in children and families required.

What you'll get in return

Working with Hays, you will receive a bespoke specialist recruitment service with your own personal consultant. In addition, you will receive:

  • Lifelong career partner with over 16 years of recruitment expertise
  • Specialist in Adult Social Work Recruitment
  • Recruitment partner for Birmingham, Sandwell, Solihull and Coventry Councils
  • Exclusive access to the latest Qualified Social work vacancies
  • Helping you upskill through our My Learning platform, network forums and resources
  • Transparency on timesheet/payroll platform - Option to be paid PAYE or Umbrella Ltd
  • Support for CV writing and interview skills
  • Option for PAYE or Umbrella payroll
  • *£250 reward for referring another Qualified Social Worker, who we then place.
  • You will be offered a competitive salary, but this is dependent on experience.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.

If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion about your career.

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