qualified social worker in wakefield

job type
£ 19.72 per hour
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job details

wakefield, yorkshire and the humber
job category
social care
job type
working hours
£ 19.72 per hour
reference number
07825 865146
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job description

Do you enjoy supporting vulnerable adults to overcome challenges?
Do you want to help vulnerable adults to reach their full potential?
Why would you miss out on this fantastic opportunity?
As well as working with a top local authority in the area, we are able to offer an attractive hourly rate.

Benefits of our brilliant rewards package include:
- Flexible hours, weekdays and weekends
- Competitive rate of pay
- Free training to keep up to date with your Continuous Professional Development
- Contributory pension
- Referral scheme - receive £300 in vouchers (subject to Ts and Cs)
- Help with sourcing accommodation and travel, if required
- Dedicated Randstad consultant - one point of contact
- Weekly payroll


Forensic Social Worker Level 1/2 (with AMHP)

CV's are invited from skilled social work practitioners to join a specialist mental health social work team working within a regional, medium secure forensic service.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic and highly motivated individual with excellent interpersonal skills to work within a challenging, multi-disciplinary environment and make a positive contribution to service delivery, innovative practice and team development.
You will need:
- Experience in a statutory mental health service
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Comprehensive knowledge of relevant legislation including the Mental Health Act (1983), Mental Capacity Act (2005) and Care Act 2014
- Highly effective assessment and case management skills
- An ability to plan, deliver and evaluate evidence based interventions to service users and families with complex and diverse needs
- Expertise in safeguarding adults and children
- Excellent risk assessment, analytical and decision making skills
- An ability to navigate complex care pathways
- A strong commitment to equality, social inclusion and the recovery model.
- An ability to work therapeutically with service users who have significant mental health needs and risks using psycho-social approaches
- An ability to work within an integrated service and in partnership with other professionals and agencies

Who do you know that may be interested in this role? A £300 referral bonus is available - subject to Ts and Cs.

- Degree in Social Work or equivalent
- Member of the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC)
- Excellent organisational skills and the ability to work flexibly, under direction and independently where necessary

Why let this opportunity slip through your fingers?

Do you have some more questions regarding this or any other role?

If you are interested in discussing the position further, please contact Leah Rowley on 07825 865146 / for a confidential discussion. If you are happy to move forward with the process and are successful to be put forward for this role, a conversation can also be arranged with the Manager to discuss the details about the position further. This gives you the opportunity to ask more questions and to assess if this is the right role for you.
Being a preferred supplier to numerous local authorities and NHS trusts, we can give you access to a wide range of vacancies.

Are you thinking about a change in your career? Whether you are an existing locum or you are new to the locum market and are exploring your options, we have opportunities that are exciting, well paid and flexible.

I have over 15 years experience recruiting within the health care market. If this particular role does not sound quite right for you, we have a wide selection of roles across the country that may not be advertised. We are also able to source a particular role to suit your requirements, so whether you work with children or adults in any particular speciality, please get in touch to see how we can support you!

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.


be able to manage challenging situations,be person centred,can work as an individual or part of a team,caring,competent at dealing with all stakeholders,critical thinking,emotional intelligence,empathy,handling medication,non-judgemental,oral communication,organisational,passionate,patience,report writing (incident logs and daily plans etc),resilient,show initiative,time management,tolerance,understanding,work well under pressure,written communication



educational requirements

BA in social work