Adult Social Worker

Location Mansfield
Job type Contract
Salary £28.00 - £32.00 per hour
Contact Marc Leggett
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Reference HQ00116746_1613970009

Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Adults Social Worker to work full-time in based in Mansfield. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice in Adults' Services and be registered with Social Work England.

The pay rate for this locum Social Worker job is £28 - £32 per hour (Assignment rate) and is an initial 3-month contract.

Main Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for both the assessment of individual needs and the initiation and coordination of a range of outcomes to meet them, promoting the principles of choice and control, personalisation and self-directed support to ensure that service users can assess and manage their own needs, risks and uncertainties
  • Be responsible for the assessment, support planning and review of individual needs and then initiate and co-ordinate of a range of outcomes to meet them.
  • Be responsible for the identification of potential re-ablement opportunities and provide access to those services as required.
  • Promote independence and personalisation to ensure that service users can assess and manage their own needs, risks and uncertainties within their chosen living environment and meet their identified short and long term goals.
  • Identify community and other natural support resources, maximising individual's assets using preventative/universal services and other funding sources, in line with the Adult Social Care Strategy.
  • Review ongoing service provision as necessary.
  • Provide professional information, advice and support to service users and their carers.
  • To undertake and develop skills in using the Mental Capacity Act and in undertaking safeguarding work as a Safeguarding Officer.
  • Maintain a social work caseload whilst continuously developing skills and experience with appropriate supervision and support.
  • Following appropriate training, undertake assessments using a range of health and social care tools, for example, contributing to continuing health care assessments.
  • Organise and manage your workload independently, under the supervision and guidance of the Advanced Social Work Practitioner and/or Team Manager.
  • Liaise and negotiate with local providers and support networks to deliver better outcomes.
  • Contribute to practice and service development.
  • Have regard at all times for the confidential nature of the work and note to discuss or disclose information to unauthorised parties.

Requirements of the Social Worker:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work
  • Current Social Work England registration
  • Significant senior level frontline experience within Adults' Services

Benefits of working for Sanctuary Personnel:

  • Daily payroll
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available with other agencies
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
  • Refer a Friend bonus - get £250 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place after 100 hours of work has been completed
  • Find your own job bonus - Receive £250 for bringing your own position to us
  • Clinical governance support with a specialist safeguarding team
  • In-house payroll system
  • Free digital copy of the Social Work News Magazine


This Social Worker job is advertised by Marc Leggett; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.