Social Worker - Referral & Assessment

Location Kingston upon Thames
Job type Permanent
Salary £34,884 - 37,722 per year
Contact Lucy Pearson
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Reference 169624

Sanctuary Personnel, a leading recruitment company to the private and public sector has a permanent vacancy for a Social Worker to work full time based in Kingston upon Thames, within the Referral & Assessment Team.

The salary for this permanent Social Worker is £34,884 - £37,722 per annum.

Main Duties:

  • To deliver all aspects of high quality social work provision to children and their families to support them improve outcomes.
  • To undertake cases independently and demonstrate an ability to adapt the approach from first principles to deal with more complex or unusual cases, assessing and managing risks appropriately.  
  • To deliver all aspects of high-quality social work provision to children and their families
  • To undertake cases independently and demonstrate an ability
  • To adapt the approach from first principles
  • To deal with more complex or unusual cases, assessing and managing risks appropriately
  • To safeguard and promote the welfare of young people, giving due consideration to their race, culture, religion and linguistic background
  • To manage an agreed caseload of children and young people in compliance with casework objectives, statutory and departmental policy and procedural requirements, consistently maintaining the highest level of professional standards
  • Complete longer-term work with families in order to meet identified need and improve outcomes
  • To ensure reports are prepared for Court are of high quality, and to support and prepare workers in the Court process, including giving evidence in Court, as required
  • To prepare and maintain case records and other casework information on the Integrated Children's System (ICS), in accordance with the department's policy and timescales

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

Contact:
This Social Worker job is advertised by Lucy Pearson; 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.