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Social Worker, Emergency Duty Team

Job reference: HQ00087975
Up to £29.99 per hour
Social Worker


This vacancy has now expired.

Are you passionate about developing your social work career?

Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated social worker to work full time within an emergency duty team based in Lancashire. 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 £29.99 per hour (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an initial 3-month contract.

The Emergency Duty Team operates outside of core business hours and provides an Out of Hours service across Lancashire. The role of an Emergency Duty Team Social Worker is generic and covers both Children's and Adult's disciplines. At this time we require experienced Childcare practitioners, who will be willing to undertake additional training to enable them to work generically across Childcare and Adult areas.
This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a team, committed to providing a professional service responding to statutory emergencies and other social work matters within the Childcare and Adult arenas that cannot be safely left until the following working day.
The team operates outside of normal core working hours, and staff currently work to a rolling rota covering a range of shifts, largely based on the 4 days on 4 days off rota principle.

Requirements of the social worker:
- Degree or equivalent in social work
- Current HCPC registration
- Significant senior level frontline experience within children's services
- Experience in front-line childcare
- Experience of using Liquid Logic systems (however training to use the Liquid Logic system can be given) Applicants from an Adults Safeguarding background can also be considered.

This social worker job is advertised by Shahed Miah; 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.