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Social Work Senior Practitioner - EICT Birmingham

Hays Social Care



£32.33 - £36.62/hour dependent on experience


Posted: 11/06/2024

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Your new company
Birmingham City Council are seeking 2 experienced Senior Practitioners for their EICT Team (Early Intervention Community Team) for a 6-month period initially.

Your new role
Birmingham City Council are looking to recruit 2 Senior Practitioners (SP) to work within a strong Early Intervention Community Team.
The Early Intervention programme was established in late 2018 in response to a system-wide diagnostic and a Care Quality Commission (CQC) review of the health and social care provision for older people in Birmingham.
The programme aims to provide a range of targeted interventions: §Promoting faster recovery from illness or injury §Preventing unnecessary hospital admission and premature admission to long-term residential care §Supporting timely discharge from hospital and maximising independent living. As a Senior Practitioner, you will have knowledge in management of a complex caseload, good knowledge of safeguarding MCA and Best Interests decision-making. Must have experience of managing staff or transferable skills in supervising staff, and all round knowledge and familiarity with the Care Act 2014.You will be managing a of team of 6-7 (unqualified).
We are also looking for someone who can commence working with us quite quickly for a 6-month contract in the first instance, with the potential to be ongoing for the right candidate. You will be 'remote working'. There is also an option to work at one of the EICT locations across Birmingham.

What you'll need to succeed
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 years experience working with adults in a Social Worker position, along with supervisory experience.

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:

Lifelong career partner with over 16 years of recruitment expertise
Specialist in Adult Social Work Recruitment
Recruitment partner for Birmingham, Sandwell, Solihull and Coventry Councils
Exclusive access to the latest Qualified Social work vacancies
Helping you upskill through our My Learning platform, network forums and resources
Transparency on timesheet/payroll platform - Option to be paid PAYE or Umbrella Ltd
Support for CV writing and interview skills
*£250 reward for referring another Qualified Social Worker, who we then place.
You will be offered a competitive salary, however this is dependent on experience with scope for negotiation.What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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