Social Worker - Child Protection

Wakefield Council are seeking experienced Locum Social Workers to join their Child Protection - West Team.

What's on Offer?

  • Competitive pay rate of £30 per hour

  • High level of support and supervision from management

  • Long contracts and the potential to go permanent

  • Your own CHA consultant to guide you through to interview and onboarding process

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Long term Child Protection and Assessment work

  • Adoption work and completion of Child Permanency Reports

  • Undertaking single assessments, risk assessments, s47 investigations, CP planning, viability assessments, parenting assessments and Court work within both the public and private sector


  • Social Work Qualification and a minimum of 3 years post qualifying experience

  • HCPC registration and clear enhanced DBS

  • UK driving license and access to a car

This is a challenging, yet rewarding role that requires a highly motivated, persistent and courageous Social Worker with excellent communication skills.

Pay rate: Up to £30 per hour

Location: Wakefield

If you are interested in this vacancy and wish to apply, please follow the application instructions stated on the website or contact Charles Hunter Associates directly and speak to Cassie Hoskings on 0118 948 5555.

If this Social Worker 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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