Social Worker - Children, Schools & Families

Location Truro, Cornwall
Job type Contract
Salary Up to £24.03 per hour
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Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Social Worker to work full-time within a Children's, School & Families team in Truro. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice in children's services and be registered with the HCPC.

The pay rate for this locum Social Worker job is £24.03 per hour (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an initial 2-month contract.

About the job:

  • The successful candidate should be able to hold child protection cases, have good written and verbal communication skills to work with a range of professionals and vulnerable families and Chair multi-agency core group meetings.
  • Complete and present reports within the Child Protection arena using Signs of Safety approach.
  • To be able to write court reports and present evidence to the court.
  • Experience of Child Protection and Court work and Child in Care work.
  • Knowledge / use of Signs of Safety and MOSAIC system would be an advantage.
  • Required to have your own transport and travel across Cornwall.
  • The working pattern is 08:45 - 17:15 (Monday to Thursday)/ 08:45 - 16:45 (Fridays)

Requirements of the Social Worker:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work
  • Current HCPC registration
  • Significant senior level frontline experience within children's services


This Social Worker job is advertised by Mark Andrews; 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.

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.