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Senior Practitioner - Fostering

  • Salary: Up to £35 per hour
  • Location: Wiltshire
  • Date posted: 26-11-2018
  • Sector: Fostering, Adoption, Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00003934_1543235459

I am working with Swindon Borough Council on their search for an Experienced Locum Social Worker to join their Fostering and Adoption Team. The role will be based out of the Lyndhurst Centre in North Swindon and will be a 3-month rolling contract.

This is an exciting opportunity to make the step up to a Senior Practitioner for anyone in a neighbouring authority looking for their next progression.

Benefits for you as the Senior Practitioner:

  • Competitive pay rate of up to £35p/h
  • Friendly and welcoming team
  • Typical contracts last 6+ months
  • Free Parking

Job Responsibilities

As well as the usual responsibilities found in a Senior Practitioner role you will be:

  • Providing additional support and training to some less experienced Social Workers
  • Taking ownership of complex caseloads
  • Providing some practice development opportunities (e.g. Leading on group supervision)


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

Location: Swindon (SN3 2RW)

Rate: up to £35p/h

If you want to discuss anything regarding this Senior Practitioner 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!