Social Worker – safeguarding
Your new company
Birmingham City Council are seeking experienced Qualified Social Workers who are passionate about Adult social work. Working for Birmingham City Council is about making life better for the 1.1 millions of people who live within the second largest city in England
Your new role
As a qualified social worker will be working within a strong established Community team, undertaking caseloads with Citizens and carers to identify needs and outcomes in the community, completing reviews and attending and participating in case discussions. You will deliver an enhanced customer experience that promotes the well-being of vulnerable adults to enable them to live independently for longer, supporting them in retaining and regaining their skills and confidence.
In this position you will need to be able to work in a fast paced environment and have recently worked as a qualified Adults Social Worker with experience in keeping and maintaining accurate records. You will have excellent communication skills and feel comfortable to pick up new and existing cases. It is imperative that you have an in depth understanding of the legislation underpinning Social work and be able to manage any challenges with appropriate methods which will vary from case to case.
What you’ll need to succeed
Previous direct experience of delivering social work to Adult Service users is essential. You must also have knowledge of key legislation, able to produce reports and maintain records. To be successful you will require a Social Work qualification (BA Social Work, CQSW, DipSW, CSS or CCETSW approved equivalent). It is also essential that you have a current professional registration and have a minimum of 2 yrs experience working with adults in a Social Worker position. Knowledge of ‘CareFirst’ desirable but not essential. Remote working in the first instance.
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:
What you need to do now
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