Job Description

The role holder will be a qualified registered social worker who has experience working with young people or adults with care and support needs, taking a person centred and strengths-based approach to practice.

You will have good legal literacy and working knowledge of the Care Act 2014, Children Act 1989/2004, Mental Capacity Act 2005, Children and Families Act 2014, Equality Act 2010 and Human Rights Act 1998, all of which will underpin practice. You will be guided by strong social work values and decision making which will be informed by an evidence-base, with awareness of both children’s and adults social work interventions.

You will have experience of relational based social work practice and be able to demonstrate where this has been an asset in promoting citizens wellbeing. Understanding of the developmental needs of young people and the recognition of the centrality of opportunities for young people such as getting a job, having access to housing options, having a healthy and socially connected life in the community will be key in your delivery of positive social work interventions.

We work under the statutory framework of the Care Act 2014, carrying out assessments of need and support planning where it has been identified that this will be of significant benefit, prior to the young person reaching adulthood.

Our aim is to plan and support seamless service provision with a focus of working towards young people having an independent life as possible. We aim to work alongside families and professionals to empower young people to recognise and achieve their aspirations and desired outcomes, promoting them having increased choice and control over their lives, and improved connectivity with their local community as they approach and enter adulthood.

3 years reference, gaps in employment history checked, qualified social work status and Social Work England registration is essential.

You must have:

  • A professional qualification in social work and experience of working with Adults
  • Social Work England registration.
  • Post qualified experience.
  • References required for the last 5 years of employment.

Benefits of working with Semester.co.uk:

  • Free on-going training opportunities upon registering as part of our commitment to you.
  • Competitive Rates of pay
  • In house payroll, providing weekly payments and support
  • Enhanced DBS completed.
  • Support and expert advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
  • An assigned dedicated & experienced consultant
  • Various employment opportunities in your preferred geographical area
  • Flexible hours to meet your needs, full or part time
  • Recommend a friend bonus scheme
  • “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

If you would like to find out more information about this role, or the other opportunities Semester.co.uk have available feel free to click the ‘Apply' button below or contact the team on 0161 4199285**

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