Social Work - Qualified

  • Location

    Cardiff, Wales

  • Sector:

    Private Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Nicola Rumbelow

  • Contact email:

    cardiffindustrial@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    SW-Cardiff-SW_1569248825

  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-10-23

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Nicola Rumbelow

Meridian Business Support are currently recruiting for a number of locum social workers across the Cardiff region. We have a variety of roles in different fields, including Children & Families, Mental Health and Older People.

These roles vary from day to day and are all on fixed term contracts ranging from 4 weeks to 9 months.

As a social worker, you'll work in a variety of settings within a framework of relevant legislation and procedures, supporting individuals, families and groups within the community.

Working as a social worker can be a challenging role yet rewarding role.

Responsibilities will include:

  • conducting interviews with individuals and families to assess and review their situation
  • undertaking and writing up assessments (sometimes in collaboration with other professionals), which meet specified standards and timescales
  • offering information and support
  • organising and managing packages of support to enable people to lead the fullest lives possible
  • recommending and sometimes making decisions about the best course of action for a particular person or family
  • liaising with, and making referrals to, other agencies
  • participating in multidisciplinary teams and meetings regarding, for example, child protection or mental health
  • maintaining accurate records and preparing reports for legal action
  • giving evidence in court
  • participating in training, supervision and team meetings.

To be considered for these roles you must have a minimum of 2 years' experience of working with complex cases, hold a relevant qualification in Social Work and be flexible in regards to location of work.

Meridian Business Support Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.