Community Social Worker - Community Interventions Pathway

Location Shropshire
Job type Contract
Salary £28 per hour
Contact Paige Westbrook
Call Paige
Reference 169610

Sanctuary Personnel, a leading recruitment company within the private and public sector has a locum role for a Community Social Worker to work part time based in Shropshire, within the Community Interventions Pathway.

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

Shift Pattern:

  • Monday – Friday
  • 09:00 am – 17:00 pm


  • Work across the West of the County as needs arise (Shrewsbury, Oswestry and Ludlow)
  • Work flexibly, possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and effective clinical reasoning
  • Hold a caseload of service users for whom they care co-coordinate within a Care Programme Approach, provide supervision for Band 5 practitioners and support workers and work in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team
  • Working with other agencies, families, carers and local communities
  • Contribute to the development of services and develop themselves personally and professionally in order to provide an evidenced based service
  • Work as part of the multi-disciplinary team working alongside Medical, Psychology, Nursing, Occupational Therapy and Support Worker colleagues

Requirements of the Community Social Worker:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work
  • Current Social Work England registration
  • An experienced Community Mental Health Practitioner
  • A forward thinking and dynamic mental health practitioner with good leadership skills with relevant knowledge and experience
  • Someone who is recovery-focused and has an interest in supporting patients experiencing a mental illness
  • Be able to demonstrate drive and motivation in providing evidence based interventions and support to individuals with severe and enduring mental health disorders
  • Be able to function autonomously and in multidisciplinary teams
  • Experience of leading groups is an advantage
  • Experience of working within a community mental health setting is desirable
  • Be flexible within your working approach and delivery
  • Be able to meet the travel requirements of the role in order to travel across the full geography of the catchment area

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 Community Social Worker job is advertised by Paige Westbrook; 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.