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Locum Social Worker - Fostering and Adoption

  • Salary: Up to £27 per hour
  • Location: Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire
  • Date posted: 13-12-2018
  • Sector: Fostering, Adoption, Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00003827_1544723629

Stoke-on-Trent City Council are currently working with Charles Hunter Associates in their search for Locum Qualified Social Workers to work a 3-month rolling contract in the Fostering and Adoption team based in Swann House.

Are you a Qualified Social Worker with your own vehicle and previous experience of Fostering work? Are you looking for a new opportunity or a change in council? If yes, then this is the role for you!

Benefits for you as the Fostering Social Worker:

  • Competitive pay rate of up to £27p/h
  • Working within a friendly team
  • Typically contracts last 6+ months
  • Good office location in Central Stoke-on-Trent.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Providing a variety of practical and emotional support to foster carers as necessary
  • Reviewing fostering approvals annually making sure that high care standards are maintained
  • Ensuring foster carers have access to appropriate training and professional development opportunities
  • Work innovatively and flexibly to support foster carers in meeting the diverse needs of the children they care for.


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

Location: Stoke-on-Trent (ST4 4SY)

Rate: £27p/h

If you want to discuss anything regarding this Fostering 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!