Social Worker - Fostering

Location Liverpool
Job type Contract
Salary £27 - 32 per hour
Contact Kelly Page
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Reference 167189

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

The pay rate for this locum Social Worker role is £27-£32 per hour (Assignment rate) and is a 1-month contract.

Main Duties:

  • Contribute to the operational delivery of an effective Children’s Social Care Service as part of a team responsible for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and young people continuously improving outcomes. 

  • To be responsible for social work provision including managing own caseload whilst managing the reputation of the Department and Council and complying with national and service procedures and guidance.

  • Hold and effectively manage a complex and varied caseload with appropriate supervision, guidance, and support, reflecting the function of the team and Children’s Social Care in accordance with policy, procedures, guidance and legislation.

  • Undertake work within legislative frameworks including the preparation of written statements and representations to the judiciary at Court hearings.

  • Be accountable for complex decision making in relation to caseloads ensuring professional judgement, evidence-based tools, critical reflection and analysis to inform this.

  • Model critical reflection and evidence-based decision making and support others in developing these.

Requirements of the Social Worker:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work.

  • Current Social Work England registration.

  • Recent post-qualifying experience within frontline children’s social work.

  • Demonstrate a critical knowledge of the range of theories and models for social work intervention with individuals, families, groups and communities and the methods derived from them.

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

Contact:
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.

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.