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Qualified Social Worker - Children's Services - Families

Location
Llandrindod Wells, Powys
Salary
£18.00 Per Hour
Job Type
Temporary
Posted
3 Nov 2021

Are you a committed Qualified Social Worker with Children's Service Experience ?

Are you looking for a role in the Families Team in the Powys area?

If so read on

Main Purpose of Post:

  • Social Workers are one group of staff within the social care sector. It is principally through Social Workers that Local Authorities meet their statutory obligations under the Social Services and Well-being Act (Wales) 2014 and others.
  • The overall purpose of the Social Work role within Children's Services is to assess, risk assess and provide a service to children and their families, where possible maintaining children in their families. In situations where risk cannot be managed, to develop plans which keep children safe and able to achieve their full potential. In doing this, the Social Worker must adhere to the relevant legislation and regulation, as well as Powys County Council Policies and Procedures.

Principal Responsibilities:

To provide a social work service to individual children and young people with a view to keeping them safe and enabling them to achieve to their fullest potential within a setting that provides legal permanence.

To work as part of a team, undertaking tasks on a duty rotational basis, and providing cover for absent colleagues.

To foster and maintain good working relationships with colleagues and partners that enable the team to work effectively.

To identify risk issues in relation to the circumstances of individual children, and to ensure that there is safeguarding in place in order to minimise risk.

  • Ensure that the needs of individuals and their carers are assessed holistically, packages of care negotiated, monitored and reviewed.
  • Risks to individuals and others are assessed and balanced in a way that promotes independence of service users and their carers.
  • Decisions about allocating scarce resources are made.
  • Equal opportunity and respect for diversity and difference is promoted.
  • Social inclusion of isolated and vulnerable people is promoted.
  • Abuse of vulnerable adults and children is investigated.
  • Collaboration and multi-disciplinary working with other agencies is strengthened.
  • Accountability for their actions through effective, accurate recording of decisions.

Benefits

  • Dedicated consultant - one point of contact
  • Accredited training / keep up to date - manual handling, health and safety at work, conflict management, safeguarding vulnerable adults/children
  • Weekly payroll
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Full time and part time shifts available
  • Working with a top local authority
  • Weekly mailers keeping you up to date with posts within your locality
  • Receive up to £300 for referring a friend or colleague (T&Cs apply)

Do you have some more questions regarding this or any other role?

If you are interested in discussing the position further, please contact Ian Davies on for a confidential discussion.

Are you thinking about a change in your career? Whether you are in a permanent position, an existing Temporary role or you are moving back to the job market and are exploring your options, we have opportunities that are exciting, well paid and flexible.

I have over 20 years experience in recruiting. If this particular role does not sound quite right for you, we have a wide selection of roles across the sector.

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.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 413665659-2
  • Date Posted: 3 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Randstad Care
    Randstad Care
  • Location: Llandrindod Wells, Powys
  • Salary: £18.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Temporary