Adults Social Worker

Location Rotherham
Job type Contract
Salary £32.99 - 32.99 per hour
Contact Leon Ali
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Reference 168119

Sanctuary Personnel, an innovative and committed recruitment agency has a job based in Rotherham for an Adults Social Worker.

The pay rate for this locum Adults Social Worker job is £32.99 per hour (Assignment rate) and is an initial 3-month contract.


  • Managing a caseload, carrying out complex investigations and planned assessments and providing written evidence based reports for highly complex cases
  • Be responsible for the holistic assessment of individuals and their carers’ need
  • Be responsible for the day to day management of your assigned cases, intervening with legal and procedural authority to protect vulnerable people at risk or abuse or neglect; to use strength based and positive risk taking approaches to empower individuals to develop and sustain their capacities for independent living and in complex situations to try and prevent or resolve conflict which may place individuals at risk
  • Implement a strengths-based approach to delivering Care Act outcomes, ensure that practice includes developing preventative approaches to informal and formal support and the commissioning of services
  • Coaching and developing less experienced colleagues as required, working collaboratively with practice lead and quality assurance lead roles across the directorate
  • Working flexibly and in an agile way, making sure that plans, agreements and reviewing and monitoring arrangements made in care cases, including Safeguarding
  • Keep accurate and up-to-date records and reports of all contacts (both written and verbal) compliant with best practice and legislative requirements of information governance
  • Applying social work practice and social work theory to complex cases
  • Undertaking risk assessments and safeguarding investigations
  • Promoting and facilitating multi-disciplinary and partnership working with private, public and community/voluntary sectors

Requirements of the Adults Social Worker:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work
  • Current Social Work England registration
  • Significant relevant social care experience, including post and pre-qualifying experience in Social Care
  • Be able to work effectively as part of a team and along with a range of agencies and professionals, exercising professional judgement and using appropriate methods and interventions, values and knowledge base to work with adults and their carers to achieve the best possible outcomes
  • Extensive knowledge of working with individuals with a learning disability is desirable
  • Knowledge of other agencies and their role
  • Knowledge of Government initiatives relating to social care
  • Practical experience of carrying out research and producing relevant reports

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 Adults Social Worker job is advertised by Leon Ali; 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.

As a pioneer of diverse recruitment, Sanctuary Personnel is proud to encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds as our pool of candidates is very much reflective of the clients that candidates will support within their role. This very much played a significant in previously winning ‘Best Candidate Care’ at the Recruiter Awards as well being a two-time finalist for the same award.

Sanctuary takes great pride in building candidate and client relationships that promote Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI).

With recruitment consultants and all other employees undertaking annual online training on EDI and many other compliance training courses, Sanctuary is best-placed to undertake a fair and thorough selection process.

Reasonable Adjustments:

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.