Qualified Social Worker - Personal Adviser

  • Location
    Wolverhampton, West Midlands
  • Salary
    £ 20 - £ 28 / Hour
  • Category
    Public Sector - Social Care
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference

Our Client is looking for a Qualified Social Worker who will be responsible for delivering a high quality and dynamic service to Care Leavers in the Wandsworth area. The service offers a personal advice and housing support service for care leavers aged 16 - 25.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • ensuring the provision of a quality service to Care Leavers. Using a Signs of Safety and Young Person Centred approach you will support the Young People allocated to you to achieve their aspirations on their journey to a stable and successful adulthood.

  • You will carry a caseload of up to 25 young people as allocated by the Manager. You will offer a comprehensive and dedicated PA service to Care Leavers aged 16-25, working alongside their Social Worker whilst the young person is eligible, and then taking on case responsibility for young people once they are no longer looked after.

  • You should be highly motivated to improve outcomes for young people and use creative ways to enable care leavers to maximise their independence and create opportunities for them. You will seek to maximise young people's access to community and lifelong resources to provide a sustainable support network as they progress into adulthood.

  • To comply with relevant Codes of Practice, including the Code of Conduct and policies concerning data protection, staff conduct and health and safety.

  • To act at all times as an ambassador for Future First and the Care Leavers that we work with and to promote a positive image of the team amongst colleagues and partner agencies.

All applicants must be HCPC registered and have at least 2 years post-qualifying experience within a Childrens Social care team.

Benefits of working with the Adecco Group and what we can offer?

  • The Adecco Group are the MSP for 15 London local authorities , so we have access to jobs earlier than other agencies, giving you the best chance at securing the role

  • Market leading rates of pay

  • Simplistic payroll process, taking away the hassle from you - just enjoy your hard earned money each week

  • A market leading £250 referral bonus, for every successful placement we make from someone you refer to us

  • Your own highly experienced recruitment consultant and dedicated aftercare team

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Please apply with your CV to: Darian Forsyth