Social Worker - Leaving Care Team

Location Northumberland
Job type Contract
Salary £27.00 - 27.50 per hour
Contact Liam Burgess
Call Liam
Reference 166565

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

The pay rate for this locum Social Worker role is £27 - £27.50 per hour (Assignment rate) and is a 1-month contract.

Main Duties:

  • Offering support to care leavers aged 16 to 25 years old depending on educational status.
  • Offering support to find suitable housing.
  • Helping with applications for benefits.
  • Working with care leavers to form pathway plans.
  • Helping to arrange further education or with applications to find employment.
  • Presenting cases to the Commissioning panel when accommodation funds are required.
  • Carrying out statutory visits.
  • Support young people with their weekly living allowance.
  • Carrying out assessments to see what support is required for the care leaver.
  • Advocating on behalf of the care leaver.
  • Ensuring all statutory requirements of a care leaver are being met and legislation is fully adhered to.
  • Maintaining regular contact with the care leaver.

Requirements of the Social Worker:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work.
  • Current Social Work England registration.
  • Recent post-qualifying experience within frontline social work.

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 Liam Burgess; 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.