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Social Worker

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Sandwell, West Midlands
£30,451 - £34,728 pro rata per annum
Closing date
16 Dec 2021

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Health and Social Care, Health, Adult Services, Social Care
Job role
Social Worker
Contract Type
Part Time
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Fixed-term for 12 months due to maternity cover

We are looking for a Social Worker for a fixed-term 12 month contract to cover maternity. You will be working part time (Monday to Wednesday) in a small friendly team of social workers and social care officers to support vulnerable adults in the Rowley area. Currently this post requires working from home but will be based at the Blackheath Library when we start going back to the offices. You will receive a manageable caseload and regular supervision from social care lead officers and support from all the team.

If you require more information on the post, please contact Social Care Lead Officer Esther Chiadzwa on 077676647604 or Social Care Lead Officer Kaye Jones on 07583084810

If you have the required qualification, skills, experience and qualities, see Job Description and Personal Specification, please submit your application by the closing date.

Skills & Experience

You must have a degree in Social Work, Dip SW, CQSW or equivalent, and be able to evidence your Social Work England registration.

A requirement of this post is that any successful candidate must have had a full course of an approved COVID‐19 vaccine prior to starting in the role, or be medically exempt. As part of the recruitment process the successful candidate will need to evidence this requirement.

You will also be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check.

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.


18.5 hours per week

We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to their advertised date if we receive a large number of applications. 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:

Supporting documents
Personnel Specification
Job Description
Information for Applicants

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