Legal Case Worker– Social Care

Location
Sandwell Council House, Freeth Street, Oldbury B69 3DE
Salary
Band E, SCP 18 - 25 (£24,313 - £28,785 per annum) (£12.60 - £14.92 per hour)
Posted
23 Aug 2019
Closes
09 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full time

Legal Case Worker– Social Care

1 x Adults

1 x Children’s

A fantastic opportunity to join an exciting, dynamic, pioneering newly structured legal team in Sandwell.

We are reaching the end of our transformation programme and are setting up an excellent in-house service for our clients.  We require two case workers, one post in the adult social care team and one post in the childcare social care team.  Each case worker should have practical experience of working within an office which provides legal services and of undertaking work to deliver and provide legal services.  The case workers will have responsibility for co-ordination, preparation and monitoring of all case files and have matters ready for court where necessary.  The post holder will be required to work alongside a team of lawyers and provide support in preparation of Social Care cases.

In the heart of the midlands and 10 minutes train ride from the centre of Birmingham, Sandwell is a rapidly expanding, vibrant and diverse place to live, work and play. How better to contribute to our vision than through a unique and rewarding career with Sandwell? So, if you’re looking for an excellent benefits package and the chance to make a difference, this is the role for you.

This role would be suitable for someone who can demonstrate the ability to deal with a varied caseload, with excellent client care skills, and an eagerness to provide a high-quality service to our clients.

Use your skills to benefit the local community and experience a rewarding, interesting environment and attractive employment package such as:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme, considered to be one of the best employer contribution rates
  • A generous minimum holiday entitlement of 28 days per year in addition to statutory and public holidays, rising to 33 days after 5 years’ service
  • Option to buy more annual leave
  • A full range of family friendly policies including enhanced Maternity, Adoption, Paternity entitlements and flexible working.
  • 1,000’s of discounts and savings at 100’s of retailers, online and on the high street, available through our employee benefits scheme
  • Excellent in-house learning and development opportunities
  • Fair pay and a commitment to a minimum Living Wage

If you have any queries about the posts please contact Maria Price, Service Manager and Deputy Monitoring Officer at maria_price@sandwell.gov.uk

Hours:

37 hours per week

This vacancy and advert will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible.

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