Social Worker - Adults

Location Dorchester
Job type Contract
Salary £27.39 - 27.39 per hour
Contact Matthew Crush
Call Matthew
Reference 171396

Sanctuary Personnel, a leading recruitment company to the private and public sector has a locum vacancy for a Social Worker to work full time or part time based in Dorchester, within the Adults’ Team.

The pay rate for this locum Social Worker is £27.39 per hour (Assignment rate) and is a 3-month contract.

Main Duties:

  • Hold a varied caseload. 
  • Teams currently looking for additional locum support are four Community Mental Health Teams (based in Wimborne, Blandford Forum, Dorchester and Weymouth) and these are led by Integrated Service Managers. Learning Disability services – supporting those with a learning disability across the county.  The SPA/Hospital discharge team supporting health colleagues discharging individuals from hospital.

Requirements of the Social Worker:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work
  • Current Social Work England registration
  • Significant frontline experience in Adults’ Services
  • Have experience working in the above areas
  • Have an embedded knowledge of the legislation that underpins their practice
  • Able to work in a strengths-based way and understand the importance of community support and systems in supporting someone to maintain their independence.
  • Flexible and confident practitioners to work alongside committed and stable staff teams.
  • Some activities can be done remotely, but with most roles there will be a requirement for visits to people’s homes, hospitals, and community-based settings within and potentially outside of the county.  Access to own vehicle and ability to travel is essential.
  • Experience as an AMHP/BIA is desirable and must feel comfortable assessing and working with a level of risk. 

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 Social Worker job is advertised by Matthew Crush; 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.