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Locum Social Worker - Leaving Care Team

  • Salary: Up to £31 per hour
  • Location: Swindon, Wiltshire
  • Date posted: 23-08-2019
  • Sector: Local Authority
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00005479_1566570089

Swindon Borough Council are currently searching for an experienced Locum Senior Social Worker to join their Leaving Care Team. 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 for social workers with experience in Care Leavers teams to join a welcoming team with a history of typically long contracts due to their working environment and team structure.

Benefits for you as the Social Worker:

  • Competitive pay rates of up to £31p/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: Swindon (SN1 2JW)

Rate: up to £31p/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!