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Locum Senior Social Worker - Children

  • Salary: Up to £35 per hour
  • Location: Dorchester, Dorset
  • Date posted: 13-12-2018
  • Sector: Local Authority
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00004634_1544719709

Dorset County Council are searching for experienced Social Workers to join their west district Help and Protection Team. The role is a 3 month rolling contract working within a pod of five social workers and reporting into a Team Manager, covering a patch ranging from Portland to Sherbourne, and as far west as Lyme Regis.

Initially you will be based out of the Weymouth Local Office before the team relocates office to Dorchester, following council plans to improve facilities and access.

Benefits for you as the Social Worker:

  • Competitive pay rates of up to £35p/h
  • Flexible working patterns
  • Surrounded by a supportive team
  • Free Parking

Job Responsibilities:

As well as the usual responsibilities found in a Social Worker role you will:

  • Require access to a car as public transport would not cover entirety of patch
  • Provide assistance and support to other Social Workers within your team
  • Chair multi-agency meetings and deliver results to Team Manager


  • Social Work Qualification and a minimum of two years post qualified experience
  • HCPC registration
  • Clear Enhanced DBS
  • Full Clear Driving License

Location: Weymouth (DT4 7BG)

Rate: up to £35p/h

If you want to discuss anything regarding this Social Worker vacancy please contact Kenny Mansfield on the following:

0118 948 5555

If this role isn't right for you, but you are still looking for a change within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!