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Social Worker - Special Guardianship Order/Adoption

Job reference: HQ00087723
South Gloucestershire
£31.00 - £33.00 per hour
Social Worker


This vacancy has now expired.

Would you like to work in South Gloucestershire as a Social Worker?

Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Social Worker to work full-time within an SGO/Adoption Team based in South Gloucestershire. 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 £31 to £33 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
- A minimum of 2 years' experience in Children's Social Services
- As a case holding SGO Social Worker you will be expected to travel, as some children and young people placed under SGOs live out of the local area.

Responsibilities of the Social Worker:
- Working closely with the Access and Response Team (ART) and South Gloucestershire's Locality teams to meet with potential SGO carers and to discuss with the allocated Social Workers any potential support needs of the prospective SGO carers.
- Weekly contacts when necessary to more practical and less frequent phone support.
- Supporting and advising birth family contact, considering the therapeutic needs of children and their careers, responding to complex behaviours, and coordinating claims via the Adoption Support Fund (ASF).
- The role will be working alongside an experienced SGO Social Worker and the management oversight sits within the connected carers part of the Family Placement Team. As a team member you will receive regular reflective supervision from your Team Manager.
This Social Worker job is advertised by Amanda Brame; 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.