Social Worker - Family Time Team

Location Brecon, Powys, Wales
Job type Contract
Salary £18 per hour
Contact Kelly Page
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Reference 160416

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

The pay rate for this locum Social Worker role is £18 per hour (Assignment rate) and is a 3-month contract.

Main Duties:

  • Supervise contact between children, young people and their parents or other significant person in their life.  This contact can be with new-born babies up to young people up to the age of 18 years.

  • Support vulnerable children, young people, and families.

  • Supervise the contact between children and/or young people and their parent/carer or other agreed person, adhering to the contact agreement and risk assessment.

  • Ensure that the people having contact with the children are in the right frame of mind, and not obviously under the influence of alcohol or drugs, to enable the contact to proceed without risk to the children.

  • Ensure that children are safeguarded from risk at all times during contact. Any safeguarding concerns should be reported to the line manager and Social Worker immediately.

  • Prepare the room for contact prior to the contact, making sure the room is set up, so it is age appropriate including the equipment and/or games, toys etc.

  • Record and write up observations during supervised contact, considering parents’ capacity to meet the needs of their children.

Requirements of the Social Worker:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work.

  • Current Social Care Wales registration or the willingness to work towards Social Care Wales qualification within 18 months.

  • Previous experience within frontline children’s social work, including experience of working with children and their carers, managing individuals in highly emotional states, and working in a care-related service.

  • Be available to work evenings or weekends where required.

  • Full driving licence and access to personal vehicle for extensive travel inside and outside of the county.

  • Ability to speak Welsh or the willingness to learn within a reasonable time period.

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 Kelly Page; 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.