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Locum Senior Social Worker - Fostering Team

  • Salary: Up to £30 per annum
  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Date posted: 11-12-2018
  • Sector: Fostering, Local Authority, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 5435272_1544537795

Birmingham Childrens Trust is looking for a Locum Qualified Senior Social Worker to join their Fostering Team.

What's on Offer?

  • Pay rate of £29.93 in line with the West Midlands pay caps
  • Effective Supervision offered on a regular basis
  • Low caseloads of 15 - 18 per Social Worker
  • Flexible, family friendly policies
  • Great working environment and on-site parking


  • HCPC Registration
  • Clear enhanced DBS
  • Minimum of 2 years' Social Work experience post qualification
  • Previous experience in Fostering


  • Recruit, assess, train and support a diverse range of foster carers and placements
  • Visit and maintain contact with the foster carers as necessary
  • Undertake Form F assessments of potential foster carers and annual foster carer reviews and present these to the fostering panel
  • 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 follow
  • Supporting and identifying the training and development needs of foster carers

Pay rate: £29.53 per hour

Location: Birmingham

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 Hoskings on 0118 948 5555.

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!