Senior Social Worker - Learning Disabilities Team

  • Sanctuary Personnel
  • Surrey, UK
  • Mar 06, 2019
Healthcare & Medical Clinical Social Worker

Job Description

Sanctuary Social Care has a permanent vacancy for an experienced and dedicated senior social worker to work full time within a learning disabilities team based in Surrey. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of senior social work practice in adult services and be registered with the HCPC.
The salary for this role is £39,000 - £43,000 per annum.
*These positions are based across 4 locations; Guildford, Woking, Leatherhead and Reigate*
Are you an experienced, qualified, HCPC registered social worker? Do you excel in your profession and are you interested in the challenges of working in a specialist team supporting our adults with learning disabilities?
We are looking for someone who is motivated, flexible and who has high professional standards alongside sound knowledge and experience of current legislation and its application to practice in a social care setting.
Being in a specialist team we are looking to empower not only our residents but our colleagues to grow and develop in their careers.
We offer a competitive salary, opportunity for progression, excellent training including a thorough induction, regular professional supervision and an essential training matrix linked to your role and professional development plans
As a Senior Social Worker you will be motivated , flexible who has high professional standard alongside sound knowledge and experience of current legislation and its application to practice in a social care setting.
An applied knowledge of The Care Act and The Mental Capacity Act and experience of undertaking safeguarding enquiries is essential alongside experience of working in complex situations using professional judgement and a range of interventions.
As an experienced Social Worker in the team you will have substantial experience in supporting professional staff. This includes providing professional and reflective supervision, guidance and advice to less experienced social workers, including those completing ASYE and social work students. In this role you will lead and establish best practice alongside your peers as well as demonstrating exemplary professional values and behaviours.
Requirements of the senior social worker:
- Degree or equivalent in social work
- Current HCPC registration
- Significant senior level frontline experience within adult services
This senior social worker job is advertised by Keiran Driver; 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.