Social Worker - Adults North Community Team

Location Trafford
Job type Contract
Salary £30 per hour
Contact Paige Westbrook
Call Paige
Reference 169319

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

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

The team works with Adults in a range of situations with varying disabilities including long term conditions, adults at risk drug abuse, Hoarding, dementia and alcohol issues. Flexible working arrangements are provided, and there are opportunities to develop skills through a structured development programme, with regular support received through professional supervision.

Main Duties:

  • Provide social work assessment and interventions utilising a strength based and person centred approach, if necessary secure appropriate levels of funding where necessary in line with the Reshaping Trafford Policy

  • Engage in informative and preventative conversations which will include outcomes focused and strengths based social work assessments and related interventions.

  • Manage a caseload of work organising your working hours to make best use of your time ensuring this work is balanced with the responsibilities and work demands of the team

  • Build effective professional relationships with other disciplines and with other local health and social care services to enable a coordinated response to the local population.

  • Share responsibility with other colleagues for the work load of the team, supporting each other to make best use of each other’s strengths, skills and knowledge in response to the adult social care demands from the local population.

  • Contribute to a duty rota responding to urgent demands for support for individuals in a state of crisis.

  • The team is committed to peer support and learning, making the most of the diverse range of experiences all members bring.

  • Demonstrate a commitment to providing an effective response to safeguarding the vulnerable adult population within the local area and oversee enquiries in line with both the Care Act and local policy and procedures.

Requirements of the Social Worker:

  • Social and Healthcare Qualified

  • Current Social Work England registration

  • Significant frontline experience within Adult Social Care Services

  • For the level 3 post you will have at least 3 years post qualifying experience, and development and act as a mentor for less experienced staff

  • Motivated for challenging existing ways of working

  • Understand the importance of continually improving the service

  • Enthusiastic to engage in adopting outcomes focused and strengths based assessments.

  • Committed to peer support and learning, making the most of the diverse range of experiences all team members bring

  • Committed to safeguarding the vulnerable adult population

  • Double COVID vaccination

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.

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.