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Senior Social Worker - Learning Disabilities

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  • Job reference: HQ00086787
    Kensington and Chelsea
    £30.00 - £32.00 per hour
    Contract
    Social Worker

    Description

    Are you passionate about developing your social work career?

    Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated senior social worker to work full-time within a learning disabilities team based in Kensington and Chelsea. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice in adult services and be registered with the HCPC.

    The pay rate for this locum senior social worker job is £30 - £32 per hour (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an initial 3-month contract.

    Why Sanctuary Personnel?
    -Free DBS and compliance service
    -Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
    -Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
    -Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK
    - Most accredited companies in the whole recruitment industry
    -"Refer a Friend" bonus - get £250 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place*
    -"Find your own job" bonus - get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

    Requirements of the senior social worker:
    - Degree or equivalent in social work
    - Current HCPC registration
    - 3 years experience of learning disability, challenging behaviour and autism.
    - Good working knowledge of the Mental Health Act.
    - Experience of moving people out of hospital and into community settings and of preventing hospital admissions.
    - Experience of multi-disciplinary working to facilitate hospital discharge (both within and across teams).
    - Experience of completing complex risk assessments.
    - Experience of developing flexible and robust care packages.
    - Experience of the Mental Capacity Act and of completing mental capacity assessments.
    - Experience of working closely and sensitively with carers.

    Contact:
    This senior social worker job is advertised by Ben Moffat; if you are interested in this position please click below 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.

    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 by contacting us. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.