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Social Worker - Child Protection Safeguarding Team

Job reference: HQ00084925
North Somerset
Up to £35.00 per hour
Social Worker


This vacancy has now expired.

Are you interesting in developing your Social Work career?

Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Social Worker to work full time within a Child Protection Safeguarding Team based in Weston-Super-Mare. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of Social Work practice in and be registered with the HCPC.

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

Requirements of the Social Worker:
- Degree or equivalent in Social Work.
- Current HCPC registration.
- Significant senior level frontline experience within Children's Service.

Responsibilities of the Social Worker:
- Make ongoing assessments of allocated cases to reflect individual circumstances including assessment of risk, enabling independent functioning, and need to ensure that service users are protected from significant harm.
- Responsible for a caseload of varying complexity, commensurate with experience, ability and qualification, receiving and responding to referrals from various sources.
- Risk Assessment to ensure children and young people are protected. To respond to needs identified by specifying and delivering evidence-based interventions as required.
- Statutory and best practice reviews and comply with appropriate legislation, policy and procedures.
- Assess financial safeguarding and care needs in consultation with other professionals and agencies and agree levels of support.
- Prepare and present reports as necessary to facilitate proper decisions being made in respect of service users and to provide quality assurance.
- Provide information, written assessments, reports and statements to support other service professionals, managers and the courts in making decisions related to care.
- Maintain file records relating to service users to a high standard in accordance with relevant legislation, policy and procedures.

This Social Worker job is advertised by Amanda Brame; 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.