Senior Social Worker - Physical Disabilities Team

Location Richmond
Job type Contract
Salary ? 31 - 34 per hour
Contact Ashley McSheen
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Reference HQ00119849

Sanctuary Personnel, an award-winning and renowned Recruitment Agency is looking for an experienced and dedicated Senior Social Worker to fill a role within a Physical Disabilities Team based in Richmond and Wandsworth.

The pay rate for this locum Senior Social Worker job is £31-34 per hour (assignment rate) and is an initial 3-month contract.

Job duties:

  • Provide a holistic, personalised, strength-based service to residents over the age of 18 who have physical disabilities and older people with physical and mental health disabilities. This will apply to residents in their own home, in a care home or in hospital
  • Caseload of approximately 20-25
  • You will be able to work from home, however, you must be able to conduct visits to residents in the community

Requirements of the Senior Social Worker:

  • Degree or equivalent within Social Work
  • HCPC registered as a Social Worker
  • Knowledge of current developments and legislation, national guidance and frameworks in providing a service to (a) older people and/or adults with a physical disability or sensory impairment and/or with adults with acute or chronic health care needs and/or with adults with learning disabilities and (b) to carers
  • Knowledge and understanding of the local authority's responsibilities in the safeguarding of vulnerable adults, and the ability, subject to skills and experience, to act as the Investigating Officer under Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Policy and Procedures
  • Experience of working with older people and/or adults with a physical disability or sensory impairment and/or with adults with acute or chronic health care needs and/or with adults with learning disabilities and with carers
  • Experience of achieving positive outcomes for service users and carers through support planning and reviews with promote independence, choice and control
  • Ability to use a person-centred approach

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

Contact:
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