Social Worker - Looked After Children Team

Location Yeovil
Job type Contract
Salary Up to £35.00 per hour
Contact Lauren Minter
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Reference HQ00117984_1613754024

Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Social Worker to work full-time within the Looked After Children Team based in Yeovil. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice in Children's Services and be registered with Social Work England.

The pay rate for this locum Social Worker job is £35.00 per hour (Assignment rate) and is an initial 3-month contract.


  • Work with children to achieve permanence whilst supporting higher aspirations for them to achieve their potential
  • Court work, permanence in care, adoption, re-connection and reunification of children with their families
  • Following statutory responsibilities whilst also completing a high standard of written work for a Childs record, looked after child forms, court paperwork and adoption paperwork

Requirements of the Social Worker:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work
  • Current Social Work England registration
  • Significant senior level frontline experience within Children's Services
  • An understanding of Trauma-informed practice
  • Ability to work in a highly pressurised 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
  • A free digital copy of the Social Work News Magazine


This Social Worker job is advertised by Lauren Minter; 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.