Social Worker

Sandwell, West Midlands
£29,636 - £33,799 per annum
12 Sep 2019
25 Sep 2019
Job role
Social Worker
Contract Type
Full time

As a Social Worker in our Special Educational Needs team you will take a leading role in improving the quality of professional social work advice for Education, Health and Care Plans. You will play a pivotal role in the continued development of effective partnership working between health, education and social care. The role will involve providing consultation, advice, training and raising awareness with social care colleagues in the borough.

You will also provide professional social work expertise to staff within Inclusive Services and share your knowledge of relevant legislation, policy and procedures.

You will:

  • Have an approved social work qualification and be registered with the Health Care Profession Council (HCPC)
  • Have a current Enhanced DBS
  • Have a working knowledge of the SEND reforms
  • Need to be self-motivated and organised with effective communication skills both written and verbally.
  • Have a commitment to working with pupils with special educational needs
  • Have initiative and problem-solving skills
  • Have a positive, energetic and enthusiastic outlook

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Melanie Barnett- Group Head on 0121 5692777.


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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