Social Worker - Family Support & Protection

Location Lambeth, Greater London, England
Job type Contract
Salary £35 - 38 per hour
Contact Jonathan Codona-Brown
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Reference 165299

Sanctuary Personnel, an innovative and committed recruitment agency is currently looking for a dedicated and experienced Social Worker to work based in Lambeth, within the Family Support & Protection Team.

The pay rate for this locum Social Worker role is £35-£38 per hour (Assignment rate) and is a 1-month contract.

Lambeth offers caseloads of 16-18 children per social worker, and agency staff have access to 90% of Lambeth training. We are based in buzzing Brixton which is very well connected to public transport. We continue to adopt a hybrid way of working at home and in the office.

Main Duties:

  • Work in a very demanding CP service.

  • Undertake CP/CIN/CLA visit, court work, reporting writing, attending and chairing meetings etc.

Requirements of the Social Worker:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work.

  • Current Social Work England registration.

  • At least 3 years’ experience of frontline work social work i.e. court / CP / CIN / CLA.

  • Have excellent written and verbal skills with experience of writing good quality court statements / child and family assessments / Child in Need Plans / Child Protection Plans.

  • Understand contextual harm and confident in working with contextual safeguarding approaches.

  • Good knowledge of systemic principles and Signs of Safety.

  • Experience of writing good quality court statements / child and family assessments / Child in Need Plans / Child Protection Plans.

  • Experience of working with a range of risk indicators – DA / Substance misuse / MH / Neglect / Physical Abuse / CSA etc.

  • Ability to work in a team and on own initiative.

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 Jonathan Codona-Brown; 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.