Social Work job – LAC team, Solihull



    Social Work job – LAC Team, Solihull Council, Paying up to £30.75 ph

    Your new company

    Solihull Council have 2 new social work job opportunities to support the Looked after Children Service and play a central role in delivering high-quality and responsive social work within Solihull.

    Your new role

    The LAC team provides prevention support for children looked after from 0 to 18, after they have a care plan agreed which means they need to be Looked After.
    You will support children and young people with complex care plans, and this can include areas of court work around discharge of care orders.
    As well as having fantastic skills of engaging children and young people to participate in their care planning, Social Workers in the LAC team also need skills in safeguarding investigations and assessment.
    You will receive a robust management support and regular monthly supervision, regular team meetings and weekly group check-ins.
    You are required to be based in the office a minimum of 2 days per week and hybrid working is agreed for the remainder of the week.
    You will be supported with training and a helpful induction.

    What you’ll need to succeed

    Must have 3 years post qualified experience as a Childrens Social Worker and hold a Social work qualification in either BA Social work, CQSW, DipSW, CCS or CCETSW
    Preferable experience in Children’s LAC Team
    Must have completed ASYE
    Enhanced DBS check
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    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 15 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

    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.