Senior Social Worker Fostering

  • Location

    Stafford, Staffordshire

  • Sector:

    Public Sector

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  • Salary:

    Up to £29.93 per hour + Umbrella

  • Contact:

    Craig Davis

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

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OneTrue are recruiting for a committed Senior Social Worker to work full time within the Fostering Team based in Stafford. The ideal applicant will have previous experience working in the same or a similar service, be very dedicated, personable and willing to contribute positively to the team and service to ensure the best and most appropriate outcomes are delivered. Applicants must have previous experience working with UK statutory services and hold valid HCPC registration.


The pay rate for this Senior Social Worker role is £29.93 (Umbrella Company) per hour and is an ongoing contract.


Choose OneTrue for the market leading locum package

* Free DBS and compliance service

* Access to roles first increasing chances of selection for interview

* Discounted FCSA Umbrella company rates (£10 per timesheet) available

* Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK

* "Placement Continuity Bonus" of £250 per 500 hours worked

* "Referral Bonus" £250 for each referral you make that achieves 100 hours in placement through OneTrue


Requirements of the Senior Social Worker

* Degree or equivalent in social work

* Current HCPC registration

* Assessments

* Effective communicator

* Flexible and adaptable

* Report writing

* Risk management.


Specific Role Information

Staffordshire County Council is recruiting a full time temporary Social Worker until the 31st March 2019 to work in the Intensive Interventions Fostering Team offering regulatory support to foster carers. The team is located in Stafford but you will hold a caseload on a county wide basis.


You will contribute to the recruitment, retention, placement matching, and supervision and support to a range of Fostering households offering Resilience / Disability / Residential to Fostering and Turnaround Fostering placements and to assist as required in the wider work of the Intensive Interventions Team. You will undertake a direct supervisory support role to foster carers and contribute to pre-placement assessments to ensure young people placed are safely supported and managed in a way that ensures the young person achieves positive outcomes during and beyond their placement experience. You will work directly with a range of multi-agency professionals to coordinate long and short-term placement needs.

You must be a qualified social worker with previous experience of fieldwork with children and/or foster carers."



The Senior Social Worker vacancy is managed by Craig Davis; if you are interested in applying for this position, please click below to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.