Social Worker - Discharge to Assess/Community Team

Location Northampton
Job type Contract
Salary £30 - 32 per hour
Contact Noel Aitkens
Call Noel
Reference 168578

Sanctuary Personnel, an innovative and committed recruitment agency has a job based in Northampton for a Social Worker to work 37 hours per week, within the Discharge to Assess/Community Team.

The pay rate for this locum Social Worker job is £30 - £32 per hour (Assignment rate) and is an initial 3-month contract.

Hybrid working around assessments is possible, however the expectation would be the initial few weeks would require more office presence to allow for training. If remote working - laptop and phone to be collected from the office at the start of the assignment. If office based - full Covid-19 protection measures are in place. Most offices are working on a rota basis, however all offices are set up to be Covid safe. It will be a mixture of remote working but also visiting provisions. Travel throughout the borough is required.


  • Conduct face to face assessments to those who have been discharged from a hospital and are either in a residential home or their own home (risk assessment and PPE provided)
  • Work with the person, their family and the brokerage team to either make the existing placement permanent, move to an alternative provision or return home with a CCP
  • The completion of a care act assessment and other supporting pieces of work as required (e.g financial assessment/ mental capacity assessment etc)

Requirements of the Social Worker:

  • Social Care Qualified
  • Current Social Work England registration
  • Already be working in a similar field, or have enough experience like for like that they are able to ‘hit the ground running’
  • Be double-vaccinated, and be prepared to provide evidence to include the dates that the vaccine was received

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 Noel Aitkens; 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.