Social Worker - Adults Aging Well Team

Location West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, England
Job type Contract
Salary £30 per hour
Contact Paige Westbrook
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Reference 161227

Sanctuary Personnel, a leading and award-winning recruitment agency is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Social Worker to work full-time based in Nottingham, within the Adults Aging Well Team.

The pay rate for this locum Social Worker role is £30 per hour (Assignment rate) and is a 3-month contract.

Main Duties:

  • Responsible for the assessment, support planning and review of complex individual needs and then initiate and co-ordinate a range of outcomes to meet them.
  • Following appropriate training undertake assessments using a range of health and social care tools, for example, Best Interests Assessor, Decision Support Tool, Continuing Health Care Assessments and Deprivation of Liberty.
  • Responsible for the identification of potential reablement opportunities and provide access to those services as required.
  • Provide professional detailed information, advice and support to service users and their carers.
  • Promote the principles of choice and control, personalisation and self-directed support to ensure that service users can assess and manage their own needs, risks and uncertainties within their chosen living environment and meet their identified short- and long-term goals.
  • Identify community and other natural support resources, maximising individuals’ assets using benefits, preventative/universal services and other funding sources.
  • Monitor and review ongoing service provision ensuring all parties involved are fully co-ordinated.
  • Liaise and negotiate with local providers and support networks to deliver better outcomes.
  • Contribute to practice and service development including advising, mentoring and assisting less experienced staff - particularly in relation to tasks that may be undertaken to support the qualified and experienced role.
  • Organise and manage your workload independently under the supervision and guidance of the senior practitioner and/or team manager.

Requirements of Social Worker:

  • Diploma or equivalent in social work.
  • Current Social Work England registration.
  • At least two years post qualifying experience within frontline adult social work, including experience in managing independent workload, keeping detailed records, and working with members of the public who require support with complex issues.
  • Additional qualification or training relevant to the service area (eg. British Sign Language, Deprivation of Liberty etc).
  • Detailed knowledge of community care services and legislation and policy in relation to adult community care services.

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 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.