Social Workers - Adults

Location Ince-in-Makerfield
Job type Contract
Salary £26.88 - 26.88 per hour
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Sanctuary Personnel, a leading recruitment company to the private and public sector has a locum vacancy for a Social Worker to work full time based in Wigan, within the Adults’ Team.

The pay rate for this locum Social Worker is £26.88 per hour (Assignment rate) and is a 3-month contract.

Main Duties:

  • Demonstrate Wigan’s workforce behaviours and attitudes, to be positive and to be prepared to work differently and accountable for results whilst delivering a high quality, responsive service within the policies and procedures of the Council.
  • Manage a complex and varied caseload, undertaking holistic and person-centred assessments within the Care Act 2014 with a focus on an asset-based approach and support plans that promote the health and wellbeing of adults with complex needs with a keen focus on reducing inequalities and supporting individuals and/or their carer(s)/families to develop their resilience and improve their outcomes.
  • Work within the MCA and BI framework upholding the principles.
  • Ensure the delivery of high quality and effective services to adults, families and carers including supporting to ensure that vulnerable adults are safeguarded from harm.
  • Ensure a high professional standard of assessment and support planning and be able to appropriately challenge and negotiate for packages of support.
  • Effectively manage crisis situations and respond to the complex and challenging needs of the people we support, managing risk and promoting a culture of positive risk taking.
  • Work on the service duty system as required and will be responsible for inputting and maintaining up to date and effective record keeping on the council’s case management system and IT systems.
  • Maintain strong links with the community and joint working with colleagues across partner agencies. You will have a positive outlook with a caring and compassionate disposition, be a good listener and a great problem solver.

Requirements of the Social Worker:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work
  • Current Social Work England registration
  • Significant frontline experience in Adults’ Services
  • Have had Covid vaccinations and booster jabs in order to enter Residential/Nursing Home placements and all PPE will be provided.

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 Paige Westbrook; 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.