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Social Worker - Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children

Job reference: HQ00081935
High Wycombe
£38506.00 - £48285.00 per annum
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 an unaccompanied asylum-seeking children's 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 £38,506 - £48,285 per annum.

Responsibilities of the social worker:
- To work as part of the duty system.
- To undertake assessments in conjunction with the service user, their parents or carers and other agencies.
- Together with the service user and/or their parents or carers, to produce a care plan that will meet the needs of the service user and which takes account of policies, guidelines and procedures.
- Liaise appropriately with Legal Services and represent the Service in court as required.
- To promote the welfare of children and young people in accordance with the Children's Act 1989 criteria, and taking account of other relevant legislation as appropriate.
- To ensure that the views of children and young people are represented at each stage throughout the process.
- Work with Social Care managers to ensure that the agreed care plan can be provided within the available resources and budget.

Requirements of the social worker:
- Degree or equivalent in social work
- Current HCPC registration
- At least 2 years experience as a team manager within a similar role

This social worker job is advertised by Matthew Britton; 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.