Job descriptionAre you an experienced Social Worker looking for an opportunity to truly transform lives? Look no further! At Sanctuary Personnel, we understand the immense impact you can make, and we are here to support you every step of the way. As a dedicated and award-winning recruitment agency with a TrustPilot score of 4.9/5 and over 400+ reviews, we believe in the power of personal connections. We are seeking Social Workers with UK experience to join our team and embark on a fulfilling journey with us. Let's connect and explore the incredible possibilities that lie ahead for you. Location: Taunton Team/Specialism: Mental Health Pay Rate: £38 per hour (assignment rate) Contract: Locum, 3-Months Hours: Full-time Why work with us? Personalized Support: At Sanctuary Personnel, we believe in building strong relationships. Connect with us and benefit from your own dedicated consultant with extensive experience in recruiting social work roles in both the public and private sectors. We provide tailored guidance to ensure your success. Exclusive Benefits: Join us and enjoy a range of exclusive benefits that enhance your professional journey. We offer a fully online and paperless registration service, free DBS and compliance service, and access to paid mandatory e-learning and practical training modules (if applicable). Additionally, we provide exclusive access to fully managed service social work projects (some outside IR35) with high rates of pay, flexible working options, support from experienced social work practitioners, accommodation assistance (if applicable), retention bonuses (if applicable), and extensive equipment provided. Career Development: We prioritize your growth and revalidation/registration renewal based on your length of service. We also offer a £250 refer-a-friend bonus once your referral has worked 100 hours (uncapped - T&Cs apply) and a find your own job bonus of £250 for bringing your own position to us. Access our online career's hub for further development opportunities. Smooth Payroll Process: Enjoy the convenience of daily payroll and our reliable in-house payroll system. We ensure timely and hassle-free payments, so you can focus on making a difference. Duties: Enabling citizens to access statutory social care and social work services and advice to which they are entitled, discharging the legal duties and promoting the personalised social care ethos of the local authority Model and help others to demonstrate professionalism Model and support others to reflect on and manage the influence and impact of own values on professional practice Inform, guide and model good practice in the application and understanding of identity and diversity to practice; identifying and taking up issues when principles of diversity are contravened in the organisation Model critical reflection and evidence-based decision making, and support others in developing these Model and encourage positive working relationships in the team, promoting strategies for collaboration and a supportive team culture Play a leading role in practice development in the team and help sustain a learning culture Promoting recovery and social inclusion with individuals and families Model and help others to maintain professional/personal boundaries and skilled use of self Support others to enable individuals to access opportunities that may enhance their economic status (eg education, work, housing, health services and welfare benefits) Model critical reflection and evidence-based decision making, and support others in developing these Maintain and expand a range of frameworks for assessment and intervention Model and demonstrate the ability to work within your own organisation, and regularly work with relationships between the organisation, practice and wider changing contexts. Play a leading role in practice development in the team and help sustain a learning culture Intervening and showing professional leadership in situations characterised by high levels of social, family and interpersonal complexity, risk and ambiguity Establish a network of internal and external colleagues from whom to seek advice and expertise Provide professional opinion, giving the rationale and knowledge base Anticipate, assess and manage risk, including in more complex cases, and support others to develop risk management skills Play a leading role in practice development in the team and help sustain a learning culture Working co-productively and innovatively with local communities to support community capacity, personal and family resilience, earlier intervention and active citizenship Model and help others to maintain professional/personal boundaries and skilled use of self Promote and advance, wherever possible, individuals’ rights to autonomy and self-determination, providing support, guidance and challenge to others Requirements of the Social Worker: Degree or equivalent in social work Current Social Work England registration Significant frontline experience in Adults or Children's Services within the UK Demonstrate ability to interpret and use current legislation and guidance to protect and/or advance people’s rights and entitlements, balancing use of different legislation to achieve the best outcomes; support colleagues (both inside and outside the organisation) to do so Demonstrate a critical knowledge of the range of theories and models for social work intervention with individuals, families, groups and communities, and the methods derived from them Be able to gather information quickly and effectively so as to inform judgment for interventions including in crises, and in response to challenge, or in the absence of complete information Demonstrate confident application of an understanding of the benefits and limitations of partnership work, support others to do so, and promote service user and carer participation in developing service delivery Demonstrate and model the effective and positive use of power and authority, whilst recognising and providing guidance to others as to how it may be used oppressively Contact: This Social Worker job is advertised by Robbie Brooks. If you are interested in this position, please click above to apply now. We welcome applications from Social Workers who meet the above requirements. Please note that while we regretfully can only respond to experienced Social Work candidates who meet the specified requirements for this role, we encourage you to explore our open roles that may be more suitable for you. Reasonable Adjustments: At Sanctuary Personnel, we value inclusivity and diversity. If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement. Transform lives and make a difference as a Social Worker with Sanctuary Personnel. Apply now to embark on an exceptional career journey!
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