Social Worker - Adults Promoting Independence Team

Location Leicester
Job type Contract
Salary £30 per hour
Contact Paige Westbrook
Call Paige
Reference 165878

Sanctuary Personnel, an innovative and committed recruitment agency is currently looking for a dedicated and experienced Social Worker to work based in Leicester, within the Adults Promoting Independence Team.

The pay rate for this locum Social Worker role is £30 per hour (Assignment rate) and is a31-month contract.

Main Duties:

  • Deliver a high quality, person-centred, accountable statutory social care service, ensuring that vulnerable adults and their families and careers are able to assess, manage and review their own needs and risks, and maximise their own independence and self-direct the responses to deliver agreed outcomes.
  • Ensure high quality outcome-based responses to all citizens eligible for social care services by providing appropriate responses or referrals within required timescales, organisational, policy and legislative requirements including the reimbursement legislation and eligibility guidelines.
  • Identify, investigate and manage potential safeguarding, mental capacity, continuing health care and other high-risk situations where citizens’ safety or liberty may be at risk, working with all relevant agencies so as to enable citizens to take risks whilst protecting them from abuse, managing the risks to staff and the Council.
  • Promote independence and facilitate solutions, providing practical, person-centred assistance for citizens, their family/carer and their support network to assess and review their own risks and outcomes and determine the allocated personal budget.
  • Maintain efficient and reliable liaison with other statutory and voluntary agencies as well as other Council departments, having particular regard to effective working relationships with statutory and independent sector providers of residential, nursing and community-based services.
  • Develop expertise and knowledge of services, conditions and local community resources and to use this to contribute to the management and development of team, group and council-wide policies, processes, projects and services.

Requirements of the Social Worker:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work.
  • Current Social Work England registration.
  • Recent post-qualifying experience within frontline adult social work.

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.

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.