Senior Practitioner – Safeguarding and Assessment Team (SAAT)

West Midlands

Contract

Salary: From £32.34 to £32.34 per hour

Job description

HCL Social Care is working with our client, Sandwell Children’s Trust to find a locum Senior Practitioner to work in the Safeguarding and Assessment Team (SAAT). This will be a 3 month contract initially.

Sandwell Children’s Trust is a fairly new trust that, lending it the advantage of being small enough to be a tight-knit unit, but large enough to offer fantastic opportunities. Since the Trust’s inception in April 2018, their teams have won awards for Community Cohesion and Youth Justice of the Year Award at the UK wide 2019 Shine a Light Awards.

This is a truly excellent opportunity, and somewhere that locums love working in – around 44% of the agency staff that have chosen to work with Sandwell Children’s Trust have stayed for a year or more!

What you will need for this role:

  • You must have the right to work in the UK
  • HCPC registration
  • Relevant social work qualification with at least 2 years post-qualifying experience
  • Current DBS/DBS Update Service
  • Access to a car and a full UK driving licence

Who are HCL Social Care?

HCL Social Care provides services to both public and private sector organisations, covering Qualified Social Workers of all specialities including Children and Families to Adult Services and approved mental health professionals. HCL Social Care are at the forefront of qualified and unqualified social care provision.

Before placing you in any social work role, we will make sure that the job matches your skill set and is aligned with your ambitions as a social work professional. A healthy work-life balance is crucial to long-term success in any sort of career, so we will make great efforts to match you with roles that can accommodate your personal needs and commitments.

Benefits of working with HCL Social Care:

  • A lucrative referral scheme
  • Weekly payments
  • Dedicated registration team to help you through the process
  • Career support and guidance from an experienced consultant
  • Full preparation and support before interview and throughout your placement

Interested in taking the next step in your career with Sandwell?

Apply online today with your CV or give us a call to discuss any questions you may have. If this isn’t the role for you, we work with local authorities and private employers throughout the UK – give us a call to discuss how we can help find you the perfect social work role for you!

HCL is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, age, race, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity or disability.

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