Senior Social Worker - Adults

Location Uxbridge, Greater London, England
Job type Permanent
Salary £44k per year
Reference 164733

Sanctuary Personnel, an innovative and committed recruitment agency is currently looking for a dedicated and experienced Senior Social Worker to work based in Uxbridge, within the Adults Team.

The salary for this permanent Senior Social Worker role is £44,000 per annum.

Main Duties:

  • Use a range of frameworks for assessment and intervention.
  • Demonstrate comprehensive understanding and use of knowledge related to area of practice, including critical awareness of current issues and new evidence-based practice research.
  • Use a wide range of evidence sources to inform decision-making.
  • Clearly report and record judgements, decisions, and analysis using the appropriate system (Protocol/AIS).
  • Be responsible for proactive measures in response to emergency safety and liberty issues.
  • Manage a wider, increasingly complex social work caseload including safeguarding adults, with more autonomy.
  • Prepare reports for Court of Protection.
  • Provide expert and technical advice to other Social Worker, managers, colleagues, and partners.
  • Model and help other develop social work professionalism and effective caseload management.
  • Participate in Panel processes.
  • Chair professional meetings with inter-agency partners and clients.
  • Produce management information and analysis.

Requirements of the Senior Social Worker:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work.
  • Current Social Work England registration.
  • Practice Educate Professional Standards (PEPS) Stage 1 and 2 is essential. This training can be offered as part of external appointment where opportunities have not existed in other organisations – appointment is conditional on successful completion of training.
  • At least 3 years of post-qualifying experience within frontline adult social work, including experience in the assessment and care management of older people and/or people with disabilities.
  • Experience in the application of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the Care Act 2014.
  • Clear verbal and written communication skills.

This Senior Social Worker job is advertised by Zehnn Young; 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.