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Senior Social Worker

  • Location: Slough, Berkshire
  • Salary: £38 - £40 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care are currently seeking an experienced and dedicated Senior Social Worker to join our team in Slough, UK. The successful candidate will play a key role in providing a high-quality social work service to our clients, working towards the steady improvement of their life conditions.


1. Conduct needs and risk assessments to understand and interpret the needs of the client.

2. Develop and implement care plans and review them regularly to ensure their effectiveness.

3. Provide high-level advice and support for less experienced social workers, acting as a leader within the team.

4. Collaborate with other health or social care providers to deliver consistent and effective services.

5. Deal with complex cases, applying expert judgement to ensure the best possible outcomes for each client.

6. Keep accurate records and prepare reports for legal action.


1. A degree in Social Work and current registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

2. Significant experience as a social worker, with a solid understanding of social systems, human behaviour and relevant legal frameworks.

3. Excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrating empathy and respect for clients, as well as the ability to manage boundaries effectively.

4. Proven leadership skills, with the capacity to mentor junior staff and coordinate team efforts.

5. Ability to respond appropriately and calmly to crisis situations, showing resilience and professionalism.

6. Understanding and sensitivity to diversity issues, with a commitment to promoting equality and anti-discriminatory practice.

7. Good problem-solving capabilities, decision-making skills and the ability to priorise tasks effectively.

8. Proficiency with computer and case management software.

The successful applicant must be in possession of a valid driver’s licence and willing to travel in the course of their duties.

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding the well-being of the people we support. As such, this post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.

We offer an inclusive and supportive work environment, robust supervision and excellent professional development opportunities.

If you are a dedicated professional who is passionate about making a difference in people’s lives and willing to go the extra mile to ensure our clients’ welfare, we would love to hear from you.

Working with Seven Resourcing:

Established in 2011, Seven Resourcing is one of the UK’s largest suppliers of temporary and ad-hoc professionals. Rated ‘Excellent’ on Trustpilot from 2000+ reviews, and with 20+ major recruitment awards, we take pride in knowing we can find you the best possible rates and a role you can be proud of.

We have a reputation for recruiting at lightning speed, but we can only respond to candidates who meet the exact requirements of the position. If you have any queries about a role or application, please get in touch with our candidate care team.