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Social Worker

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Sandwell, West Midlands
Closing date
20 May 2022

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Health and Social Care, Social Care
Job role
Social Worker
Contract Type
Full time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen in our Team for a permanent Social Worker.  We are looking for a highly motivated social worker, working full time Monday to Friday in a small but friendly team of social workers and social care officers supporting vulnerable adults in the Smethwick area of Sandwell.

The team base is ordinarily at Smethwick Council House; however, it is planned that future working will be a hybrid of working from the Office and from home.  

You will receive a manageable caseload and regular supervision from Social Care Lead Officers within a friendly supportive team. There is an opportunity to access a variety of post qualifying training and ongoing development opportunities. 

If you require more information on the posts, please contact one of the Smethwick Social Care Lead Officers, Daljit Lahel 07770678753, Catherine Holden 07741232767 or Rob Clifton 07770416611

Skills & Experience

The post will involve working with adults, some of whom are deemed to be vulnerable.  We adopt a strength-based approach in our practice and outcome focused support planning.  Applicants are expected to undertake statutory duties in line with the Care Act and Mental Capacity Act, Safeguarding and undertake duties expected of social workers in line with their Professional Capabilities Framework.

You will require a Degree in Social Work, Dip SW, CQSW or equivalent.

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.


37 and 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:

For more information about working for Sandwell Council, our recruitment process and our offer to you please visit

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Information for Applicants

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