Principal Social Worker - Through Care Team

Location Brecon, Powys, Wales
Job type Contract
Salary £41 per hour
Contact Kelly Page
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Reference 161263

Sanctuary Personnel, a leading and award-winning recruitment agency is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Principal Social Worker to work based in Brecon, within the Through Care Team.

The pay rate for this locum Principal Social Worker role is £41 per hour (Assignment rate) and is a 1-month contract.

Main Duties:

  • Provide a social work service to individual children and young people with a view to keeping them safe and enabling them to achieve to their fullest potential within a setting that provides legal permanence.
  • Work as part of a team, undertaking tasks on a duty rotational basis, and providing cover for absent colleagues.
  • Foster and maintain good working relationships with colleagues and partners that enable the team to work effectively.
  • Identify risk issues in relation to the circumstances of individual children, and to ensure that there is safeguarding in place in order to minimise risk.
  • Risks to individuals and others are assessed and balanced in a way that promotes independence of service users and their carers.
  • Ensure that the needs of individuals and their carers are assessed holistically, packages of care negotiated, monitored and reviewed.

Requirements of Principal Social Worker:

  • Diploma or equivalent in social work.
  • Current Social Care Wales registration.
  • Recent post qualification experience in frontline children’s social work, including experience of undertaking assessments of needs and identifying risks.
  • Knowledge of current legislation, national guidance, and best practice relevant to the post.
  • Current driving licence and ability to travel extensively around the county.

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 Principal Social Worker job is advertised by Kelly Page; 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.