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Social Worker - Safeguarding Adults Team

Job reference: HQ00086850
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 Adults Safeguarding Team in London, Ealing. 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 Senior Social Worker job is £28 per hour (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an initial 3-month contract.

Requirements of the Social Worker:
- Degree or equivalent in Social Work.
- Current HCPC registration.
- Significant senior level frontline experience within Adult Services.
- 2 years post qualifying experience.

Responsibilities of the Social Worker:
- 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 a higher level of support to families with complex needs, serving as a change agent in different ways and maximising the professional and wider network involved.
- To take the necessary action to arrange the least restrictive alternative care for adults who cannot continue to be cared for within the community and without the intervention of the department.
- 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.
- To support adults in placements and enable good communication between their carers, their families and professionals.
- Using professional autonomy and in consultation with their manager as appropriate, to carry out safeguarding investigations where adults are thought to be in need of care and control, exposed to danger, ill treatment or neglected and to take appropriate action.

This Social Worker job is advertised by Benjamin Moffat; 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.