Qualified Senior Social Worker - Edge of Care

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Role: Qualified Senior Social Worker
Location: West Midlands
Team: Edge of Care
Pay: £38ph
Contract: Full-time, Locum
In the office: Hybrid-based

Elevate your social work career and make a tangible difference in the lives of families at a critical juncture. A small, forward-thinking local authority in the West Midlands is seeking a dedicated and experienced Senior Social Worker to join their pioneering 'Edge of Care' team. This is a chance to focus on a smaller caseload, allowing for deeper engagement and a more profound impact on preventing family breakdowns.

The role commands a premium rate of £38 per hour, reflecting the significance and complexity of the work involved. As a Senior Social Worker in this specialised team, you will be instrumental in navigating the intricate dynamics of families on the brink, providing the support and intervention necessary to promote resilience and stability.

Candidates must possess a robust social work degree or equivalent qualification, alongside a current registration with Social Work England (SWE). A valid driver's license is essential, as the nature of the role requires responsiveness and the ability to travel within the community.

This position is not just a job but a calling for those with a passion for social justice and a commitment to excellence in practice. The local authority values the expertise and dedication of their social workers and offers a supportive environment where professional growth is encouraged.

To be considered for this pivotal role, candidates should demonstrate:

- A proven track record in social work, with substantial experience in complex case management.
- Exceptional interpersonal skills, with the ability to build trust and rapport with families facing challenging circumstances.
- Strong analytical and decision-making abilities, ensuring interventions are both effective and empathetic.
- A collaborative spirit, working seamlessly with colleagues and multi-agency partners to deliver holistic support.

For further details and to explore how your expertise can contribute to this vital service, please reach out to Emily Cooper at 07902371315 or send an email to ecooper@sheldon-phillips.com.