Social Work Senior Practitioner - Mental Heath

Location Exeter
Job type Contract
Salary £35 per hour
Contact Andrew Singh
Call Andrew
Reference 166611

Sanctuary Personnel, an innovative and committed recruitment agency is currently looking for a dedicated and experienced Social Work Senior Practitioner to work based in Exeter, within the Mental Health Team.

The pay rate for this locum Social Work Senior Practitioner role is £35 per hour (Assignment rate) and is a 3-month contract.

Working Hours:

  • Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm.

Main Duties:

  • Use strengths-based practice to deliver a social care pathway to individuals accessing secondary mental health services.
  • A strong focus on offering a personalised and person-centred approach to assessment, support planning, safeguarding and review.

Requirements of the Social Work Senior Practitioner:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work.
  • Current Social Work England registration.
  • Recent post-qualifying experience within frontline social work.
  • Strong, effective communication skills as you will be working in partnership with other statutory and voluntary sector organisations.
  • Commitment to involving service users and carers in the delivery of a high quality and equitable service.
  • Completed the Assessed First Year in (post-qualifying) Social Work practice, if appropriate, and can demonstrate a commitment to ongoing professional development.
  • Bring a comprehensive working knowledge of the issues currently impacting on social care delivery, you will be up-to-date with policy and practice development.
  • The role requires travelling significant distances, sometimes in urgent situations and without prior notice, in a rural environment where public transport may not be available.  You will need to hold a current full driving licence and have access to a vehicle.

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 Social Work Senior Practitioner job is advertised by Andrew Singh; 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.