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Locum Social Worker (16+ Transitions Team)

  • Salary: Up to £34 per hour
  • Location: Bournemouth, Dorset
  • Date posted: 07-08-2019
  • Sector: Local Authority
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00006263_1565182049

Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole Council are currently searching for an experienced Locum Senior Social Worker to join their 16+ Transistions Team based out of Bournemouth. The role will be looking to start as soon as possible due to an unexpected departure, and will be for a 3 month rolling contract.

This is a great opportunity to join a welcoming team with a history of typically long contracts due to their working environment and team structure, and a great fit for a Social Worker with experience in Transitions or Leaving Care teams.

Benefits for you as the Social Worker:

  • Competitive pay rates of up to £34p/h
  • Typically long contracts lasting over 6 months
  • Supportive team in a challenging industry
  • Flexible working patterns

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
  • Providing assistance and support to other Social Workers within your team
  • Managing cases for duration of service, focusing on continuity of care


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

Location: Bournemouth (BH10 4ES)

Rate: up to £34p/h

If you want to discuss anything regarding this Locum Senior 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!