Social Worker - Assessment Team

Location Cambridge
Job type Contract
Salary Up to £28.00 per hour
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Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Social Worker to work full-time in Cambridge, within the Assessment Team. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice in Children's Services and be registered with Social Work England.

The pay rate for this locum Social Worker job is £28 per hour (Assignment rate) and is an initial 3-month contract.


  • The Assessment Teams are fast paced, lively and interesting and would ideally suit Social Workers who are proactive and adaptable, and who have a passion for ensuring that Children and Families receive a positive and timely first experience of the service.
  • The Teams complete Section 17 Child and Family Assessments and carry out S47 investigations, with cases transferring at initial Child in Need meeting or Child Protection Conference.
  • The work is immensely rich and varied day-to-day and allows for a high level of multi-agency working often to tight timelines. As well as Social Workers, each Assessment Team has a Team Manager, Senior Practitioners and Children's Advice and Information Officers.
  • There are teams in each part of the regions, so there are six bases to choose from when considering a role (depending on who is looking at the time)
  • We would expect Social Workers in these Teams to have a passion for providing the right service at the right time, and the skills and knowledge to assess threshold for proportionate intervention well.

Requirements of the Social Worker:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work
  • Current Social Work England registration
  • Significant senior level frontline experience within Children's Services


This Social Worker job is advertised by Tom Loomes; 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.