Fostering Social Worker

Posted 17 November 2022
Salary Up to £45 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineSocial Work Fostering
Contact NameCassie Ferguson

Job description

A Local Authority in Cheshire are looking for Locum Social Workers to join their Fostering Service.

There are positions available in both the Connected Carers and the Support and Supervision Teams.

Benefits for the Locum Social Worker:

  • Competitive pay rate of up to £45 per hour (Umbrella rate)
  • Flexible working opportunities including condensed weeks
  • 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 Fostering Social Worker:

  • Connected Carers Social Workers will be responsible for undertaking a range of assessments of family and friends of children cared for by the local authority relating to special guardianship orders and fostering assessments. Completed assessment reports are presented to fostering panel and Court.
  • Social Workers within the Support and Supervision team will be performing statutory supervision of approved foster carers, to include kinship carers and mainstream foster carers. There will also be opportunities to get involved in the delivery of training to foster carers and to facilitate peer support groups amongst foster carers.

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: £45 per hour (Umbrella rate)

Location: Cheshire East

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!