Social Worker - Multi-Agency Referral and Assessment Team

Location Bolton
Job type Contract
Salary Up to £30.00 per hour
Reference HQ00106662_1589361280

Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Social Worker to work full-time in Bolton, within the Multi-Agency Referral and Assessment team (MASSS). 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 £30 per hour (Assignment rate) and is an initial 3-month contract.

Duties of the Social Worker:

  • Undertaking home visits to gather information to establish any safeguarding concern- initial child /family needs assessments.
  • s47's enquiries- including co-ordination of statutory meetings and closing s47 if no further action/concern.
  • Provide short term interventions -liaising and passing case assessment/referrals to other teams when progressed.
  • Work within the Courts, taking statutory action when necessary to protect a child, including Emergency Protection Order applications and initiation of Care Proceedings
  • Duty rota cover - front line social work

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
  • Experience of working in referral and assessment team and familiar with statutory processes


This Social Worker job is advertised by Vaughan Graham; 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.