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Senior Social Worker - Fostering

  • Salary: Up to £30 per hour
  • Location: Telford, Shropshire
  • Date posted: 17-10-2018
  • Sector: Fostering, Local Authority, Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00004300_1539794556

Telford and Wrekin Council are looking for a Locum Qualified Senior Social Worker to join their Fostering Team. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a positive and innovative place of work.

What's on Offer?

  • Pay rate of £29.53 in line with the West Midlands pay caps
  • Effective Supervision offered on a regular basis and strong management team
  • Flexible working opportunities available


  • HCPC Registration
  • Clear enhanced DBS
  • Minimum of 2 years' Social Work experience post qualification
  • Previous experience in Fostering


  • Manage a caseload of Foster carers with various levels of complexity and lead on complex assessments and provide evidence as necessary in court proceedings
  • Promote close and constructive relationships between Foster carers with children, case managers, young people and their families, and partner agencies
  • Actively participate in reflective practice group and supervision meetings as required
  • Contribute to and support foster carers to contribute to planning and reviewing the cases of children in care or in need.

Pay rate: £29.93 per hour

Location: Telford and Wrekin Council

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 on 0118 948 5555.

If this Social Worker role isn't what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!