Fostering Social Worker

Posted 11 July 2022
Salary Up to £35 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineSocial Work Fostering
Contact NameCassie Ferguson

Job description

Calderdale Council are looking to recruit a Qualified Locum Social Worker to their Fostering Team.

Benefits for the Locum Social Worker:

  • Competitive pay rate of up to £35 per hour (Umbrella rate)
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Supportive and approachable management team
  • A 3-month rolling contract
  • A dedicated CHA Consultant to aid you through the interview and job onboarding process

Responsibilities of the Locum Social Worker:

  • Offer support and supervision to foster carers
  • Visit and maintain contact with them as necessary
  • You will ensure that foster carers are familiar with and comply with organisations policies and procedures.
  • You'll be working flexibly to ensure an appropriate level of support is offered and maintained, assisting with duty and responding outside of normal hours if required
  • Identifying and advising the line manager, or a member of the senior management team, of problems arising with carers and their placements, ensuring appropriate action may

Requirements of the Locum Social Worker:

  • Social Work England Registration
  • Clear enhanced DBS
  • Full UK driving license and access to a car
  • Social Work qualifications and a minimum of 2 years post qualifying experience

Pay rate: £35 per hour (Umbrella rate)

Location: Calderdale

If you are interested in this vacancy and wish to apply, please follow the application instructions stated on the website or contact Charles Hunter Associates directly and speak to Cassie Ferguson.

If this Social Worker role isn't what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!