Locum Social Worker

Charles Hunter Associates
18 Jun 2017
18 Jul 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Locum Social Worker - LAC Team - Herefordshire - £28 per hour

Herefordshire County Council are looking for a Locum Social Worker to join their Looked After Children team. Hereford is a stunning place to live and work with fantastic travel links to Cardiff, Birmingham, Gloucester and Worcester.


* A minimum of 2 years post qualifying experience
* HCPC registered
* Thorough knowledge of professional Social Work practices and relevant legislation
* Full UK driving license

Roles and Responsibilities:

* Carry a caseload in line with the organisational needs of the directorate
* Promote the safety and welfare of children who are looked after by enabling them to access independent advocates or the complaints procedure
* Communicate well with foster carers and others in developing a corporate approach to fulfilling responsibilities for looked after children
* Promote effective care planning and good outcomes for children and young people in the looked after system

You will be experienced in working with children in foster care and working within statutory guidance for looked after children. You will ensure care planning is a live and active process towards helping children achieve their full potential and permanence of care.

Why choose Charles Hunter Associates?

* Free access to easily accessible CPD training online worth £500
* Your own dedicated consultant with sector knowledge and experience
* Competitive hourly rate of £28 per hour
* Referral bonus scheme of £250 when you refer a friend or colleague looking for work

If you are interested in this application and wish to apply please follow the application instructions stated on the website, or contact Charles Hunter Associates directly and speak to Cassie Hoskings (Apply online only)