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Social Worker, Family Safeguarding

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  • Job reference: HQ00091889
    Up to £34 per hour
    Social Worker


    Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Social Worker to work full-time within a Family Safeguarding Team (Children's) based in Apsley, Hertfordshire. 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 £34 per hour (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an initial 3-month contract.

    The suitable candidate will need to have extensive Children's experience with a keen interest to be a part of the "Family Safeguarding" way of working. Working collaboratively with multi-agencies to deliver the best outcomes for children and their families.

    Requirements of the Social Worker:
    - Degree or equivalent in social work
    - Current HCPC registration
    - Significant senior level frontline experience within children's services
    - Must be a car driver with access to own transport and prepared to drive across the Herts authority where required. Please remember all candidates going into HCC will be required to wear an agency ID badge alongside their HCC ID badge
    - The successful candidate will need to have a minimum of 3 years post qualified experience, ideally within frontline children's teams.

    Additional Information
    - The Family Safeguarding Teams will provide training on motivational interviewing and any other aspects required for the role.
    - Regular supervision will be conducted, frequency will be case "risk" dependent.
    - Parking is available on-site; free of charge.
    - Workers will be issued with iPads and they will have the ability to work from various "Touchdown" locations across the county.

    This Social Worker job is advertised by Tom Loomes; 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.