Adult's Social Worker - Learning Disability Team

Location Kingston upon Thames
Job type Contract
Salary £28.00 - £30.00 per hour
Contact Ashley McSheen
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Reference HQ00115481_1613409150

Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Social Worker to work full-time in Kingston, within the Learning Disability Team. 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 £28.00 - £30.00 per hour (Assignment rate) and is an initial 3-month contract.


  • To be fully responsible for managing a service caseload including customers with complex needs
  • To be responsible for accepting referrals, undertaking screening, and carrying out an assessment of needs for customers
  • To provide professional supervision to non-qualified staff
  • To deal effectively and promptly with escalations from team members
  • To ensure proportionate risk assessments for both the customer and the carer associated with any support plan have been carried out
  • To undertake reviews of customers with long term needs as required and within statutory timelines
  • To maintain confidentiality with regard to customer and carer information
  • To be prepared to work away from the office for extended periods, providing customer services at a location suitable for them
  • To demonstrate cost consciousness and an appreciation of the financial climate when commissioning services to ensure best value is achieved
  • To create a support plan that maximises the independence of the customer, outlining outcomes to be achieved

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
  • A free digital copy of the Social Work News Magazine

Requirements of the Social Worker:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work
  • Current Social Work England registration
  • Experience of a similar role in a Local Authority
  • HCPC registered
  • Experience and knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act
  • Experience of commissioning and coordinating the delivery of services
  • Experience of using case-based ICT systems
  • Strong literacy, numeracy, interpersonal and IT skills
  • Liquid logic experience


This Social Worker job is advertised by Ashley McSheen; 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.