Senior Social Worker - Safeguarding

Location Slough
Job type Permanent
Salary £40,829 - 45,812 per year
Contact Lucy Pearson
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Reference 169884

Sanctuary Personnel, an innovative and committed recruitment agency has a new permanent position available for an experienced Senior Social Worker within the Safeguarding & Family Support Team to work full time based in Slough.

The salary for this permanent Senior Social Worker job is up to £45,812 per annum.

Main duties:

  • Responsible for undertaking social work on allocated cases producing outcome-based plans, having regard to the needs of, and risks to, children and their families.
  • To develop effective relationships with CYP (Children, Young People) and their families to improve impact of work and determine the level of service available ensuring written plans are agreed with the CYP and their families and reflect their views.
  • To be responsible for effective Individual performance in line with national standards and performance indicators, including receiving regular supervision.
  • To ensure that the needs of service users/carers from all communities are addressed, and that close attention is paid to equalities issues in all aspects of work. To ensure access to translation and interpretation services as necessary.
  • To develop and maintain effective working relationships at appropriate levels with other relevant partner agencies, for example voluntary, community, schools, police, health other statutory agencies so on…
  • To maintain, monitor and review accurate records of all work undertaken ensuring recording information is accurate and up to date, including comprehensive use of the Integrated Children’s System.
  • To work effectively move casework to other areas of service as appropriate with a clear transfer plan.
  • To contribute to the development of services to children and families and to attend and contribute positively to team meetings to promote the delivery of integrated and effective services.
  • To provide cover for the work of other team members and undertake projects and other additional duties commensurate with the level of the job.

Requirements of this Senior Social Worker job:

  • A social Work Qualification or equivalent.
  • Understanding of relevant legislation.
  • Continual professional development.
  • Social Work England registered.


  • An Employee Assistance Programme ensures you have access to support and advice whenever you need it.
  • A retention reward after 18 months.
  • Tusker personal car lease scheme.
  • Access to the Blue Light Card offering discounts at hundreds of high street and online stores.
  • Season ticket loans to reduce public transport cost.
  • Flexible working to help support work/life balance.

This Senior Social Worker job is advertised by Lucy Pearson; 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.