Adults Social Worker - Transitions Team

Location Hastings
Job type Contract
Salary £32 per hour
Contact Ashley McSheen
Call Ashley
Reference 168624

Sanctuary Personnel, a leading and award winning recruitment agency is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Adults Social Worker to work full-time based in Hastings, within the Transitions Team.

The pay rate for this locum Adults Social Worker job is £32 per hour (Assignment rate) and is an initial 3-month contract, with a possibility of extension to 6 months.

East Sussex County Council staff have been working from home since March 2020 with limited access to offices, and this will be the case until at least January 2022. We are awaiting future guidance about returning to offices and so this role will be mainly working from home but will need to travel within the catchment area to fulfil some aspects of the assessment role for this service. An ESCC laptop and mobile phone will be provided.

Shift Pattern:

  • 37 hours per week over the five working week days
  • However, we will consider requests on an individual basis


  • Ensure statutory work can be undertaken
  • Some Looked after Young People work
  • CoP work
  • Assessments to include Core, MCA, DOLS etc. and support planning

Requirements of the Adults Social Worker:

  • Qualified Social Worker
  • Current Social Work England registration
  • Understanding or experience of data system Liquid Logic is desirable but not essential as training can be given
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Experience working within disability services both children and adults is desirable
  • Be able to travel within the catchment area of our clients in order to fulfil the requirements of the role

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 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.

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.