Social Worker - Adult Community

Location Chester, Chesterfield, Virginia
Job type Contract
Salary £29.88 - 29.88 per hour
Contact Paige Westbrook
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Reference 165029

Sanctuary Personnel, an innovative and committed recruitment agency is currently looking for a dedicated and experienced Social Worker to work based in Chester, within the Adult Community Team.

The pay rate for this locum Social Worker role is £29.88 per hour (Assignment rate) and is a 3-month contract.

This role is a Flexible Worker role, meaning it will be based across a range of locations across the Borough. Many services and customers span across the Borough and therefore you may be required to work at any location in Cheshire West and Chester.

Main Duties:

  • Assess the need for social work service including the identification of risk and the need for protection, determine the method of intervention, and decide and advise on the use of appropriate social services and/or other resources.
  • Liaise and negotiate with other professionals, statutory and voluntary agencies to ensure that the best possible service is provided for clients.
  • Manage and monitor an allocated workload within individual and group priorities and County policies and comply with the statutory obligations of the Group.
  • Maintain appropriate records of work undertaken and carry out required administrative procedures.
  • Prepare for and attend supervision sessions and staff meetings and make use of all available training and development opportunities
  • Contribute to the evaluation and development of services and new ideas by sharing knowledge about theory, skills and practice with other social services staff, professional groups and interested bodies.
  • Supervise students where appropriate.

Requirements of the Social Worker:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work.
  • Current Social Work England registration.
  • Recent post-qualifying experience within a social care setting.
  • Statutory and policy knowledge of Social Work.
  • Knowledge of non-local Authority service provision and anti-discrimination policy.
  • Satisfactory attendance record.
  • Ability to travel to different locations.
  • Ability to work irregular and unsocial hours as required.

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 Worker job is advertised by Paige Westbrook; 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.

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.