Social Work Lead Enquiry Officer - Adults Safeguarding Team

Location Hastings
Job type Contract
Salary £32 per hour
Contact Ashley McSheen
Call Ashley
Reference 168344

Sanctuary Personnel, an award-winning and renowned Recruitment Agency is looking for an experienced and dedicated Social Work Lead Enquiry Officer to work full-time based in Hastings, within the Adults Safeguarding Team.

The pay rate for this locum Lead Enquiry Officer job is £32 per hour (Assignment rate) and is an initial 1-month contract.

Currently 100% remote working until at the earliest January 2022 when a decision will be made about a possible return to the office.


  • Act as Lead Enquiry Officer for safeguarding cases
  • Work as part of a duty rota and oversee allocation of work and assessments in a timely manner

Requirements of the Lead Enquiry Officer:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work
  • Current Social Work England registration
  • Experienced Social Worker
  • Have experience of managing others, including supervision and performance management
  • Have experience of managing complex safeguarding cases from enquiry to conclusion
  • Some experience of mental health and substance misuse would be an asset

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 Lead Enquiry Officer 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.