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Social Worker, First Response

Job reference: HQ00084321
High Wycombe
£39106.00 - £48885.00 per annum
Social Worker


This vacancy has now expired.

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

The salary for this job is £43,711 - £48,284 per annum

Benefits of the post holder:
- Golden Hello payment of £2,125 payable upon successful completion of one year's service
- 25 days holiday plus bank holidays rising to 30 days (plus bank holidays) after more than 5 years' service
- New car allowance of £300 p.a. (if applicable)
- Relocation allowance of £300
- Exclusive council discounts on buses and trains

Responsibilities of the social worker:
- To establish a rapport and build a relationship with children and young people to ascertain their views, wishes and feelings and understand their lived experience through direct work with them
- To work collaboratively in partnership with parents/carers and promote a strengths based, relationship focused model of approach
- To work together with relevant multi-disciplinary professionals from across the multi-agency partnership
- To develop, as appropriate, relevant support, protection and care/pathway plans to meet the assessed needs and circumstances of children and young people
- To work in consultation with relevant Managers to ensure that agreed plans are provided using available resources and ensure that all such requests represent value for money
- To undertake all social work duties in accordance with appropriate legislation, policies, procedures and statutory guidance

Requirements of the social worker:
- Degree or equivalent in social work
- Current HCPC registration
- Significant senior level frontline experience within children's services
- Ability to travel to a number of diverse locations across the county within the working day

Apply today:
This job is advertised by Matthew Britton; if you are interested in this position please apply below.

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 Kellie Thorndyke. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.