Birmingham, Midlands

Children's Services



Reference 1789

Role: Qualified Social Worker
Location: West Midlands
Team: Connected Persons and Foster Carer Support Team
Pay: £33.30 per hour
Contract: Part-Time, Locum Contract (3-4 days per week)
In the office: Hybrid

Unlock Your Potential as a Senior Practitioner in a Dynamic Connected Persons and Fostering Team

Elevate your career in social work with a pivotal role that not only offers a generous remuneration of £33.30 per hour but also the chance to make a significant impact within a large local authority in the West Midlands. This locum Senior Practitioner position within a Connected Persons and Fostering team presents a unique platform to apply your expertise and passion for child welfare in a supportive and progressive environment.

As a qualified Social Worker, your dedication to improving the lives of children and families will be the cornerstone of your work. The role demands a candidate who can demonstrate a robust understanding of the complexities involved in fostering and connected persons assessments, coupled with the ability to navigate the challenges with empathy, professionalism, and resilience.

Key Responsibilities:
- Conduct thorough and insightful assessments for connected persons.
- Provide expert guidance and support to foster carers, ensuring the best outcomes for children in care.
- Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams to develop and implement care plans.
- Contribute to the training and development of the fostering community within the authority.

Essential Skills & Experience:
- A recognised Social Work qualification and registration with Social Work England.
- A minimum of two years' experience in fostering or connected persons work.
- Strong analytical skills to make informed decisions that reflect the best interests of children.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities to build rapport with children, families, and professionals.
- A commitment to ongoing professional development.

In return for your dedication and expertise, this role offers the flexibility of locum work, allowing for a better work-life balance. The local authority is known for its supportive culture, providing a nurturing environment for professional growth.

To explore this fulfilling role further, please reach out to Emily Cooper at 07902371315 or send an email to Your enquiry will be handled with the utmost confidentiality and respect. This is more than a role; it's a chance to leave a lasting legacy in the lives of children and families.

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