Senior Social Worker - Learning Disabilities

Location Merton
Job type Contract
Salary £33 per hour
Contact Ashley McSheen
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Reference 166934

Sanctuary Personnel, an innovative and committed recruitment agency is currently looking for a dedicated and experienced Senior Social Worker to work full-time within an Integrated Learning Disability Service based in Merton.

The pay rate for this locum Senior Social Worker role is £33 per hour (Assignment rate).


  • As post holder of this role, you will manage the first contact for referrals to the team, advice and information and initial assessment. The role is key to referral management.
  • You will need to be confident and able to work quickly and like the fast pace of managing incoming and short-term initial support for customers and carers.
  • Develop good relationships with other teams and colleagues across the locality to ensure work across teams is well developed and collaborative.
  • The intake and assessment social worker will work with other colleagues to provide the duty function of the team and will not carry a caseload.

Requirements of the Senior Social Worker:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work
  • Current Social Work England registration
  • Recent post-qualifying experience within frontline Adults social work
  • The role will require a good level of knowledge of the relevant legislation and safeguarding as well as excellent assessment skills.

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 Senior 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.