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Social Worker - Locality Team

Job reference: HQ00090575
Up to £27.00 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 Locality Team based in London.

The ideal candidates will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of Social Work Practice and be registered with the HCPC.

The pay rate for this locum Social Worker job is £27 per hour (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an initial 3-month contract.

- To carry out the most complex strength-based assessments of adults, their carers and their families. To take a lead role in co-ordinating other professionals to provide specialist assessments. As a result of these assessments, to recommend appropriate action or services to meet the needs of adults.
- At all times, to identify areas of need and/or risk of harm and to ensure appropriate safeguarding practices/measures are observed/in place.
- To undertake supportive and preventative work with individuals and families including supporting a carer/family to maintain care for an adult at home as well as supporting adults in other settings, including the Ealing Shared Lives service. Providing the highest level of support to families with complex needs and possibly with specialist knowledge/expertise in a particular area - for example, substance misuse and mental health.
- To work with adults who are looked after by the department or referred by outside agencies and to work towards rehabilitation wherever appropriate. To work in partnership with families and all other parties involved in an adult's life to develop care plans that meet their needs. Utilise professional expertise to enable adults to be supported either at home or in placement.

Requirements of the Social Worker:
- Degree or equivalent in Social Work
- Current HCPC registration
- A minimum of 2 years' post qualifying UK experience.

This Social Worker job is advertised by Keiran Driver; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

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.