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Senior Social Worker - Initial Response Team

  • Salary: Up to £31 per hour
  • Location: Exeter, Devon
  • Date posted: 25-07-2018
  • Sector: Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00003659_1532538026

Devon County Council are looking for Senior Social Workers to join their Initial Response Team based in Exeter to help provide a high quality and effective Social Work service. The role is a 3 month rolling contract, looking to start ASAP!

Located in County Hall in central Exeter you would be working within a team of 7 Social Workers reporting to the Assistant Team Manager.

Benefits for you as the Senior Social Worker:

  • Competitive pay rates of up to £31 p/h
  • Caseloads of 16 - 18 per Social Worker
  • Typical Contracts Last 6+ months
  • On-site parking

Job Responsibilities

  • As a Locum Senior Social Worker in the Initial Response Team you will be expected to complete assessments, identifying and managing risks.
  • You will be able to effectively respond to the needs of children and their families in a timely manner.
  • As a Locum Social Worker you will complete high quality and timely assessments will lead to effective planning and interventions with the most vulnerable children and families in Devon.
  • Providing additional support to some less experienced Social Workers


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

Location: Exeter (EX2 4QD)

Rate: £31p/h

If you want to discuss anything regarding this 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!