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Social Worker - Fostering Team

  • Salary: Up to £35 per hour
  • Location: Swindon, Wiltshire
  • Date posted: 27-04-2020
  • Sector: Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00008421_1588003238

Swindon Borough Council is looking for a Social Worker to join their Fostering team. This is a Locum Social Work role.

As this role is only for a 12-week period, the ideal Social Worker will have extensive experience in a Fostering Team. The key to success in this role is to work confidently on cases with little supervision.

Benefits for you as a Fostering Social Worker:

  • Home working
  • Competitive pay rate
  • "Good" Ofsted result
  • Easily accessible via car or public transport if needed

Your responsibilities as a Fostering Social Worker:

  • Be able to bring cases to panel confidently when needed
  • Support foster carers through the process of fostering a child, providing out of hours support if necessary
  • Maintain strong contact with them as necessary
  • Be able to support others in a crisis

Requirements of you as a Fostering Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid Social Work England registration
  • Have competent knowledge and experience of Fostering work

Location: Swindon, Wiltshire

Pay rate: £35.00 per hour

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!

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