Social Worker

Location Swindon
Job type Contract
Salary Up to £35.01 per hour
Contact Leon Ali
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Reference HQ00117688_1613062424

Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Social Worker to work full-time within The Long Term Safeguarding and Child Protection Team based in Swindon. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice in Children's Services and be registered with Social Work England.

The pay rate for this locum Social Worker job is £35.01 per hour (Assignment rate) and is an initial 6-month contract.


  • Undertake care proceedings within the court, both private and public
  • Initiate and complete within court timescales and achieve permanency plans for children including adoption
  • Evidence on records, including providing analysis of interventions with children and families

Requirements of the Social Worker:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work
  • Current Social Work England registration
  • Significant senior level frontline experience within Children's Services
  • Experience and skill to undertake comprehensive assessments including parenting assessments in a timely way
  • Be able to understand and respond to the complexity of risks
  • Be able to use theoretical perspectives to inform decision making and practice

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
  • A free digital copy of the Social Work News Magazine


This Social Worker job is advertised by Leon Ali; 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.