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Locum Social Worker - Adult Safeguarding

  • Salary: £23 - £26 per hour
  • Location: Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire
  • Date posted: 10-10-2017
  • Sector: Local Authority, Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00002864_1507626229

Stoke on Trent City council is looking for experienced, dedicated and passionate locum social workers to join their busy safeguarding team.

Stoke on Trent City Council offers a wide range of benefits for working for them and their social care teams have been nominated for multiple excellence awards being announced later this year. The ideal candidate would have completed their ASYE and have experience working in Adult's teams, experience in a Safeguarding team would also be ideal but not essential. This locum social worker role comes with a very competitive pay rate that is open to negotiation during interview stage.

Roles and responsibilities of this locum social worker post:

  • To receive and manage incoming referrals within timescales.
  • To undertake a range of assessments and reviews ensuring a needs led approach with a rehabilitative focus and arrange care packages that address the eligible social care needs identified.
  • To accurately maintain client records and ensure that these records are logged correctly on to the departments computer system (Care First).
  • To undertake assessments of work referred, produce fully costed care plans and risk assessments and highlight Health and Safety issues that may impact upon the provision of a service, in conjunction with service users, carers and multi-agency colleagues as far as possible.
  • To participate in regular supervision and PDR, be committed to personal development and keep up to date with departmental policies and procedures, operational guidelines and changes to statutory requirements.

Requirements for this locum social worker role:

  • Minimum 2 years post qualification experience
  • HCPC Registered
  • Enhanced DBS on the update service
  • Social Work Qualification
  • Completed ASYE

Please note: Unfortunately, due to the nature of the role, newly qualified social workers will not be considered at this stage.

This is a truly rewarding opportunity for a locum social worker to progress in their career. Closing date is Friday 20th October so please apply now to be considered!

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