Maxine Curry
Dayjob Limited
The Big Peg
120 Vyse Street
Birmingham B18 6NF
England
T: 0044 123 456 7890
E: info@dayjob.com


PERSONAL SUMMARY

An empathetic Social Services Coordinator who can help people turn their lives around by planning, directing and coordinating the activities of a social service program. Maxine always uses the least restrictive intervention necessary to alleviate a service users problems. She has an in-depth understanding of social work and experience of working with all sorts of clients. Her key strengths include, but are not limited to, assisting clients that are affected by issues such as neglect, child abuse, domestic violence, mental health, and parental substance abuse. In her current role she works closely with other agencies including the police, local authority departments, schools and the probation service. At work she has a reputation for identifying people and communities in need of help. During her career she has always worked within a framework of relevant legislation and procedures. Right now, she wants to join a company where she will have a real opportunity to make a difference and be valued for the significant contribution she makes.

 

CAREER HISTORY

SOCIAL SERVICES COORDINATOR – Start Date – Present
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Responsible for working in partnership with all relevant parties and the individual themselves to resolve their issues and get things done.

Duties;

  • Interviewing service users and assessing their current condition, needs, strengths and weaknesses.
  • Maintaining daily and weekly contact with outside Social Service agencies for various issues.
  • Supporting service users with social, emotional and mental health difficulties.
  • Finding the proper resources to get the care and supplement a service user needs to sustain a certain quality of life.
  • Making referrals to other services and agencies.
  • Working with people who display challenging or complex behaviour.
  • Keeping accurate administrative records of all actions taken.
  • Coordinating the recruitment, appointment and induction of staff into the service.
  • Following and creating own social workers care plan.
  • Looking after a number of service users at any one time.
  • Resolving any workplace conflict in accordance with organisational processes.
  • Encouraging service users to be proactive in meeting their social, psychological, and physical needs.
  • Handling cases by phone or in person.
  • Attending and contributing to social work team meetings, and practise meetings.

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KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Professional

  • Can make objective professional assessments of children and young people.
  • Experience of working as a residential care social worker, where unsocial hours are normal practice.
  • Proficient in word, excel, outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience of working in multi-professional teams.
  • A demonstrated ability to supervise other members of staff.
  • Worked in a variety of public and private organizations.
  • Ability to plan a program of activities within a time frame.
  • Ability to build and maintain professional helping relationships.

Personal

  • Have compassion and empathy for clients.
  • Resilience along with ability to assess situations.
  • Willing to submit to background checks.

 

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Fostering
Problem solving
Attending meetings
Organising support

 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

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REFERENCES

Available on request.

 


 

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