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Social Worker, Learning Disabilities Team

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  • Job reference: HQ00085825
    Bedford
    Up to £28.00 per hour
    Contract
    Social Worker

    Description

    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 a learning disabilities team based in Bedford. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice in adult services and be registered with the HCPC.

    The pay rate for this locum social worker job is £28 per hour (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an initial 3-month contract.

    Responsibilities of the social worker:
    - To carry a workload reflecting increasing complexity, risk, uncertainty and challenge in line with the capability of a Social Worker with a minimum of one year's post qualification experience in a social work role. Regular supervision will be in accordance with the departmental supervision policy.
    - To work within the values of the Department as expressed within the Care Act and 'Putting People First', promoting autonomy Independence, choice and wellbeing.

    Requirements of the social worker:
    - Degree or equivalent in social work
    - Current HCPC registration
    - Experience of working in a learning disabilities setting required
    - Ability to work at a fast pace and under pressure.
    - Ability to work alone and as part of a team, using own initiative and ability to be flexible.
    - Car driver with access to own transport

    Contact:
    This social worker job is advertised by Sam Jewell; 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.