Social Worker - Looked After Children Team

Posted 03 August 2022
Salary Up to £32.00 per hour
LocationIsle of Wight
Job type Contract
DisciplineSocial Work
Contact NameKatherine Scoggins

Job description

Isle of Wight Council is looking for a Social Worker to join their Looked After Children Team. This is a Locum Social Work role based on the mainland 4 days a week.

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 Looked After Children Social Worker:

  • Brilliant pay rate of £32.00 per hour
  • Only required to be on the island 1 day a week
  • "Good" Ofsted inspection results
  • Home and flexible working available
  • Easily commutable via car or public transport
  • An opportunity to further enhance your CV

Your responsibilities as a Looked After Children 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 Looked After Children 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 preferred

Location: Isle of Wight, Hampshire

Umbrella pay rate: £32.00 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
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