Looked After Children Social Worker

Posted 03 March 2023
Salary Up to £33.30 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineSocial Work
Contact NameCassie Ferguson

Job description

A West Midlands Local Authority are looking for Locum Social Worker to join their LAC/Permanency Team. The ideal candidate will have worked recently within a Looked After Childrens Team.

Benefits for you as a Locum Social Worker:

  • Pay rate of £33.30 per hour (Umbrella)
  • Great opportunity to enhance your CV
  • Rolling 3 month contract
  • 5 - day compliance process if your DBS is already registered to the online update service

Your responsibilities as a Locum Social Worker:

  • Carry a caseload in line with the organisational needs of the directorate
  • Promote the safety and welfare of children who are looked after by enabling them to access independent advocates or the complaints procedure
  • Communicate well with foster carers and others in developing a corporate approach to fulfilling responsibilities for looked after children
  • Promote effective care planning and good outcomes for children and young people in the looked after system

Requirements of the Locum Social Worker:

  • Current registration with Social Work England
  • 2 years post qualifying UK experience
  • Qualified Social Worker BA/DipSW/CQSW or equivalent

Pay rate: £33.30 per hour (Umbrella)

Location: Walsall

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 Ferguson.

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