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Qualified Social Worker - Children's Locality - Staffordshire

Mbi Staffing
Posted 25 days ago, valid for 12 days

Stafford, Staffordshire ST162QR, England


£36 per hour

Contract type

Full Time

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Sonic Summary

  • Job Title: Qualified Social Worker - Childrens Locality
  • Location: Staffordshire
  • Salary: £36 per hour
  • Experience Required: Minimum of 3 years post qualifying experience
  • Other Requirements: Social Work England Registered, Enhanced DBS, Available within a week of offer

Qualified Social Worker - Childrens Locality - Staffordshire - £36ph

Mbi Medical are pleased to be working with Staffordshire County council who are on the look out for a locum social worker to join there Children's locality team. 

About The Role

- This is a role for a skilled and experienced social worker who has a minimum of three years post qualifying experience with evidence of ongoing learning and development.

- We are seeking a practitioner with well developed practice skills who is able to support a range of children and families alongside less experienced workers on the team including students and ASYE’s.

- Previous experience around adoption is desirable. In Staffordshire, we are implementing a restorative practice model which is focused upon how we work with our children and families in a high challenge high support way. This is an exciting time as we are undergoing a children’s system transformation based upon new values and principles.

Main Duties 

- This is an advanced practitioner role, where the social worker will both work independently and co-work children across teams and services. The successful candidate will complete social work assessments and enquiries, deliver direct interventions, support children who are in need, at risk of significant harm or cared for by the local authority alongside progressing care proceedings and achieving permanancy for children and young people. The role will also involve supporting the development of colleagues and sharing practice experience. Previous experience of working in a restorative, relationship based manner is advantageous. 
Due to the regional agreement, we are seeking to attract workers from outside of the West Midlands region and as such will pay travel fees as necessary. 

What You Need 

- 3+ years social services experience 

- Social Work England Registered 

- Enhanced DBS 

- Available within a week of offer 

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