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Social Worker – Social Worker in Schools

  • Location: Wolverhampton, West Midlands
  • Salary: £30.57 - £30.57 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care are seeking a qualified, empathetic, and dedicated School Social Worker for a full-time position in Wolverhampton, UK. The ideal candidate will provide a range of services to students, helping to create a safe, supportive and inclusive environment that will enhance students’ educational and social development.

Duties & Responsibilities:

1. Conduct assessments, including psycho-social assessments, to identify students’ needs and concerns.

2. Collaborate with parents, teachers, and school administrators to develop individualized plans that ensure students’ well-being.

3. Provide counseling and therapeutic services to students dealing with issues such as behavioral problems, mental health disorders, harmful substance use, and trauma.

4. Advise and guide students regarding their educational and career choices.

5. Advocate for and connect students and families to necessary resources both inside and outside of the school.

6. Coordinate with community providers, including mental health professionals and social services agencies, to ensure students receive comprehensive resources.

7. Develop and deliver educational presentations on relevant topics, such as bullying or substance misuse.

8. Assist in crisis situations such as child abuse cases or severe mental health problems.

Candidate Requirements:

1. A degree in Social Work and a professional qualification in Social Work (CQSW, DipSW, MSW).

2. Registration with the Social Work England (SWE).

3. At least 2 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and families.

4. Experience in a school setting would be advantageous.

5. Proficiency in interventions with students who have social, emotional and behavioral challenges.

6. Excellent communication (both verbal and written), interpersonal and organizational skills.

7. Knowledge of local resources and the ability to constructively work with a variety of professionals.

This role offers an opportunity to make a direct impact on the lives of young people. If you are passionate about developing future generations and advocating social justice, we would like to hear from you.

Please note, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a full enhanced disclosure and barring check.

Application Process:

Interested applicants should send a CV accompanied by a supporting statement that demonstrates how your skills and experience match the requirements of the role.

We are committed to equality and diversity and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation, or age.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Wolverhampton City Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Working with Seven Resourcing:

Established in 2011, Seven Resourcing is one of the UK’s largest suppliers of temporary and ad-hoc professionals. Rated ‘Excellent’ on Trustpilot from 2000+ reviews, and with 20+ major recruitment awards, we take pride in knowing we can find you the best possible rates and a role you can be proud of.

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