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Social Worker, Children Safeguarding

Job reference: HQ00084925
Somerset
Up to £30.00 per hour
Contract
Social Worker

Description

This vacancy has now expired.

Would you like to develop your social work career?

Sanctuary Social Care is recruiting for persistent and reliable social workers to start work full-time within a children's safeguarding team in Yeovil, Taunton, Bridgwater and Shepton Mallet.

The ideal candidates will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice in children's services and be registered with the HCPC.

The pay rate for these locum social worker jobs is £30 per hour (LTD Company Equivalent) and are 3-month contract.

Responsibilities of the social workers:
- 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.

Requirements of the social workers:
- Degree or equivalent in social work
- Current HCPC registration
- Significant experience within similar roles
- Car driver

Contact:
These social worker jobs are 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.