Social Worker - Gateway Team

Location Lewisham
Job type Contract
Salary £30 - 32 per hour
Contact Ashley McSheen
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Reference HQ00120867

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

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

Main duties:

  • Ensure service users and their carers receive timely and proportionate care management assessments of their needs that identify the outcomes they wish to achieve
  • Promote service user independence and recovery, including the promotion of Enablement and linking the service user to community based services that enhance personal wellbeing
  • Work as part of multi-agency teams providing seamless health and social care services
  • Ensure that service users and carers are involved in individualised and creative support planning, encouraging choice and control through the use of personal budgets, including Direct Payments as the default position
  • Work with Community Development Staff to help people access community based services
  • Ensure that risk management and adult safeguarding procedures are adhered to in social work practice. Be aware of any potential children's safeguarding concerns and liaise as appropriate with Children's Social Care Services taking into account children's safeguarding procedures
  • Carry out any assessments and service users reviews to a high standard in a timely manner in accordance with procedures reflecting the needs and outcomes of the service user and carer

Requirements of the Social Worker:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work
  • Current Social Work England registration
  • Significant experience working within a similar role

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 Ashley McSheen; 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.