Temporary Social Worker (Community Teams)

Various teams throughout the borough
Pay rate is negotiable, dependant on experience  
03 Mar 2021
10 Apr 2021
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We are looking for a committed and hardworking social care professional to bring your experience, skills, and attributes to make a difference to the lives of the people of Sandwell on a temporary basis for 3-6 months.

You will need to be motivated and flexible with high professional standards and sound knowledge and experience of current legislation including the Care Act 2014, Continuing Health Care, Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act 2005, and Community DOLS.

You will be expected to work with vulnerable adults with mental health issues, learning disability, physical disability, older people and their carer’s. You will need to be confident in undertaking safeguarding investigations, mental capacity assessments and best interest decisions, carrying out outcome focused assessments and with support planning. You will be expected to work with a diverse group of individuals and with our partner agencies.

You will be social work qualified and hold either the degree in social work, Dip SW, CQSW or equivalent and SW England registered.

An Enhanced DBS will be required for this role.

The team comply with the government’s guidance of managing the risk of Covid-19, you will receive training on Covid-19 safeguarding procedures.

If you are interested in this opportunity, attach your CV and send to:-Sandwell.Temps@hays.com

Our Values; Trust, Unity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.


37 hours per week

This advert will close as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0121 569 3300 or via e-mail to: hr_resourcing@sandwell.gov.uk

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