Social Worker – Adult Safeguarding Jobs in Birmingham paying up to £32 ph
Your new company
Birmingham City Council have an exciting opportunity for qualified Social Workers and Senior Practitioners to join the Citywide Triage and Safeguarding Team at Birmingham City Council. Various roles available.
Your new role
Birmingham City Council are looking for a dedicated and highly motivated Social Workers to join the Citywide Triage function provides an immediate response to adult safeguarding referrals, undertaking initial information gathering and analysis to form an assessment of risk and determine the appropriate pathway for the citizen.
This is a dynamic and fast paced area of practice, where the ability to make defensible decisions in accordance with relevant legislation is key. The Citywide Safeguarding function undertakes Adult Safeguarding Enquiries in accordance with S.42 of the Care Act (2014) where the triage function has determined that the statutory criteria have been met. This is a very diverse and interesting area of practice with a focus on risk Enablement and making safeguarding personal. The ability to apply knowledge of relevant legislation and policy frameworks in practice and work in partnership with citizens, carers, communities, and other professionals is key.
The team is staffed with highly skilled and experienced Social Workers, Senior Practitioners, and Team Managers, who all contribute to a friendly and supportive working environment. There is a robust induction and training offer for new staff and excellent opportunities for ongoing CPD within the team and across the wider Adult Social Care Directorate. Hybrid ways of working are available with options to work from home, our City Centre office, and/or a range of community hubs and other bases across the city. Appropriate equipment and support are provided. Competitive rates of pay with opportunity for negotiation in relation to skills and experience.
What you’ll need to succeed
To be successful in this position you need to be a qualified Social Worker, previous Safeguarding desirable. A passion for improving lives and supporting those in need. Be registered with SOCIAL WORK ENGLAND and hold a Social Work degree (BA Social Work, CQSW, DipSW, CSS or CCETSW approved equivalent.
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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