Social Worker - Children Looked After Team

Posted 23 September 2022
Salary Up to £36.00 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineSocial Work
Contact NameKatherine Scoggins

Job description

Bedford Borough Council is looking for an Experienced Social Worker to join their Children Looked After Team. This is a Locum Social Work role.

The ideal Social Worker will have sound experience and knowledge of working in a CLA environment. The key to success in this role is to be able to work confidently in a busy environment from the beginning of the contract.

Benefits for you as a Children Looked After Social Worker:

  • Highly competitive pay rate of up to £36.00 per hour
  • "Good" Ofsted inspection results
  • Hybrid working scheme
  • Easily commutable via car
  • Parking available/ nearby
  • An opportunity to further enhance your CV and skillset

Your responsibilities as a Children Looked After Social Worker:

  • Take hold of a complex caseload dealing with court cases
  • Work to create trusting relationships with children and families
  • Constantly revise and review cases
  • Work well with long term case holding to keep family relationships positive
  • Work cohesively with connected services to ensure the best possible outcomes are reached

Requirements of you as a Children Looked After Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid Social Work England registration
  • Have competent knowledge and experience of CLA and court work
  • A valid UK driving licence and vehicle is essential for this role

Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire

Umbrella pay rate: up to £36.00 per hour

PAYE payment options available also

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Katherine Scoggins on 0118 948 5555 or email for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

If this 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!