Social Worker- Fostering

Dorset Council are currently looking for an experienced Social Worker on a Locum basis in their Fostering Team.

This Social Work Team deals with the processes and long-term plans for children to be placed with qualified foster carers.


What are the requirements?



  • 2 Years Post Qualifying experience.

  • Social Work England (SWE) registration.

  • Degree in social work.


What sets you apart from the crowd?



  • Experience working in a fostering team.

  • Safeguarding and Child Protection knowledge.

  • Confidence in ensuring that all allegations and standards of care issues are escalated as per the policies and procedures.

  • Flexibility and working well under pressure are key attributes for a successful candidate.

  • Experience in undertaking home visits, subject to risk assessment and Government guidance, in order to provide supervision and high levels of support to foster carers.


What do you get?



  • A competitive hourly rate of £35 pounds per hour

  • The flexibility of working from home.

  • Free on-site parking

  • The opportunity to help foster carers through the process.


Why Charles Hunter Associates?



  • You will work with your own dedicated consultant whose main concern is your career, and consultants that have sector knowledge and experience

  • Referral Bonus Scheme of £250 if 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 alternatively you can contact Charles Hunter Associates directly and speak to George Taphouse 0118 948 5555 / 07384 466395




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