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Social Worker, First Contact Duty MASH

Job reference: HQ00084157
Up to £28.00 per hour
Social Worker


This vacancy has now expired.

Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated social worker to work full time within a first contact duty MASH team based in Southend-On-Sea. 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 (LTD) per hour and is an initial 3 month contract.

Responsibilities of the social worker:
- Provide professional and comprehensive casework to a caseload of young people appropriate to experience and capabilities
- Ensure the highest of professional standards and good overall knowledge of relevant legislation regulation and practice methods
- Provide an efficient and cost effective service to young people ensuring that their needs are professionally assessed
- Investigate, evaluate and analyse information on cases, demonstrating clarity of assessment, reliability of information, evidences conclusions and realistic pathway plans and ensure adequate recording that evidences practice
- Develop practice, which takes a holistic view of the individual, locating them in both their immediate and extended social circles, and having full regard to their overall development needs

Requirements of the social worker:
- Degree or equivalent in social work
- Current HCPC registration
- Significant senior level frontline experience within children's services
- Experience of risk assessment in relation to individuals, families and other groups
- Experience of applying knowledge and research to correctly evaluate and signpost case
- Experience of multi-agency liaison to ensure cases are progressed in the best interest of the child
- Previous experience of working with children in need
- Experience in front door decision making/assessment

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.