Experienced Social Worker- Children and Families team

Posted 20 November 2023
Salary Up to £48 per hour + Accommodation Allowance
Job type Contract
Discipline Social Work
Contact NameGeorge Taphouse

Job description

Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole Council are currently looking for an Experienced Social Worker on a Locum basis to work within their Children and Families first Team. This Social Work Team holds cases covering CIN, CP, and proceedings cases.

What are the requirements?

  • 2 Years Post Qualifying experience.
  • Social Work England (SWE) registration.
  • Degree in social work.

What sets you apart from the crowd?

  • Experience working in any of the Referral & Assessment, Children In Need , Child protection, or Looked After Children teams.
  • Lateral and strategic thinking are key aspects in managing the caseload involved in this role.
  • Experience in carrying out initial and core assessments whether that be face to face or over the phone.
  • Knowledge of court proceedings and plans essential.
  • Experience in Child Sexual Exploitation, Domestic Violence, or Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children teams is desirable.

What do you get?

  • A competitive hourly rate of £48 per hour
  • Accommodation allowance covering full cost of nights away from home
  • The flexibility of working from home
  • Free on-site parking
  • Supportive team of 9 Social Workers
  • Controlled caseload of 20 children maximum

Why Charles Hunter Associates?

  • You will work with your own dedicated consultant whose main concern is your career, and consultants that have sector knowledge and experience
  • Referral Bonus Scheme of £250 if you refer a "friend" or "colleague" looking for work

If you are interested in this application and wish to apply please follow the application instructions stated on the website, or alternatively you can contact Charles Hunter Associates directly and speak to George Taphouse 0118 948 5555 / 07436 399 975