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Social Worker, Children with Disabilities

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  • Job reference: HQ00084683
    Wandsworth
    Up to £28.99 per hour
    Contract
    Social Worker

    Description

    Sanctuary Social Care is looking for an experienced and dedicated social worker to work within a children with disabilities team based in Wandsworth. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice in children's services and be registered with the HCPC.

    The pay rate for this locum social worker job is £28.99 per hour (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an initial 3-month ongoing contract.

    Responsibilities of the social worker
    - To act as a Duty social worker at direction of Team Manager.
    - To carry a caseload (long term and short term) as allocated by the Team Manager and within the priorities of the Special Needs, Disability and Psychology Service
    - To maintain a knowledge and awareness of legislation and departmental policies and procedures, and to work within these
    - To make the line manager aware without delay of any complaints received from service users or from other agencies.
    - To ensure the Team Manager is made aware and kept fully informed of any concerns in relation to safeguarding and/or child protection.
    - To attend supervision meeting with delegated line manager.
    - To co-operate with Team Administrators in undertaking appropriate administrative tasks relating to cases and Duty and to ensure all administrative tasks in relation to their cases are completed.
    - To carry out all tasks in accordance with the Council's Equal Opportunities policies with a commitment to and understanding of anti-discriminatory practice.

    Requirements of the social worker:
    - Degree or equivalent in social work
    - Current HCPC registration
    - Significant senior level frontline experience within children's services

    Apply today:
    This social worker job is advertised by Neil Clements; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

    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.