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Senior Social Worker

  • Location:

    Pontefract, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Social Worker

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  • Salary:

    £33063 - £35000 per annum + Bonus and Regular reviews

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Job Description

Are you an experienced Social Worker and looking for your next challenge?

I am currently working with a well established company who are looking for a responsible and professional individual to join their team. You will supervise a team of social work assistants and provide them with advise on their case loads.

You will help drive performance within the team, providing support, supervision, appraisal, case reviews and observations.


" Degree in social work or equivalent social work qualification and current professional registration.
" Evidence of learning, through continuing professional development and its application to practice/ and or mentoring.
" Experience of leading / managing a team in a social care setting
" Experience of community based social care services
" Experience of service delivery with older people and / or disability services.
" Experience of managing teams and HR processes
" Experience of contributing to the development and updating of policies in line with legislative changes and good practice.
" Good working knowledge of welfare benefits system
" Knowledge of relevant legislation and good practice, particularly in relation to older people, mental health and disability
" Ability to manage & effectively prioritise caseloads, work with integrity and professionalism and work under pressure
" Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal).

This position is based in Pontefract and you will work predominantly Monday to Friday 9-5. However there will be flexibility with this if needed. You will have regular travel and mileage will be paid at 45p per mile.

Benefits include-
-37 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
-Extra Payments throughout the year for mileage
-Healthcare plan
- Medical Jabs
-Company pension contribution of 10%

Please not you must have a full UK driving Licence and Access to your own vehicle to be considered for interview.

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Call Ella Sandoval or Emma Hardaker on 01274 393050 for more information or help in finding your next role.


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