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Locum Social Worker - Safeguarding Team

  • Salary: £30 per hour
  • Location: Gloucestershire
  • Date posted: 26-09-2017
  • Sector: Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00002783_1506428305

Locum Social Worker - Safeguarding Team - Gloucestershire - £30 per hour

Gloucestershire County Council are looking for an experienced social worker to join their Safeguarding Long Term Team. You will be child-centred with a caseload of CIN, CP, Court and initial CIC work. Gloucestershire has some of England's most picturesque country sides and there are great transport links to London, Birmingham and Wales.


  • Must hold current registration with HCPC and enhanced DBS check
  • Must hold a driving licence and have access to a car
  • The nature of the post requires flexibility to meet urgent work needs as they arise. This will inevitably entail some work outside normal office hours

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Carry a case load of children and families in line with the organisational needs of the service function, including Children in Need, Children in need of protection and Children who are looked after by the Local Authority
  • Prepare and present good quality written and oral reports
  • Maintain accurate and up to date case recording in line with procedures
  • Undertake comprehensive assessments of children and families in collaboration with other agencies
  • Plan effective outcome interventions, based on clear analysis and risk assessment
  • Monitor and review the progress of plans and outcomes

The ideal candidate must be emotionally resilient with a non-judgmental and caring attitude. They must also have recent experience in child protection and statutory child care procedures.

Why choose Charles Hunter Associates?

  • Your own consultant with specialist sector knowledge and experience
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Prompt and reliable weekly payroll
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to the widest range of Social Work jobs across 180 Local Authorities and Private Organisations throughout the UK

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 0118 948 555