33.3 - 33.3 GBP Per Hour

Children's Services



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Senior Practitioner - Safeguarding (Exploitation) - Locum Position

Are you a dedicated and experienced social worker with a passion for safeguarding vulnerable individuals from exploitation? We have an exciting opportunity for a qualified social worker to join our team as a Senior Practitioner in Safeguarding (Exploitation).

Role Details:

  • Position: Senior Practitioner
  • Team: Safeguarding (Exploitation)
  • Type: Locum
  • Rate: £33.30 per hour (Umbrella rate)
  • Location: West Midlands

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage complex cases involving the safeguarding of individuals from various forms of exploitation.
  • Provide expert guidance and support to less experienced social workers within the team.
  • Develop and implement tailored intervention plans to protect and support vulnerable individuals.
  • Liaise with multi-disciplinary teams, including law enforcement, healthcare professionals, and community organizations, to ensure a holistic approach to safeguarding.
  • Conduct thorough risk assessments and contribute to strategic planning and policy development related to exploitation.


  • SWE (Social Work England) registration.
  • Significant experience in safeguarding, with a specific focus on exploitation.
  • Proven track record of managing complex cases and delivering positive outcomes.
  • Strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and handle challenging situations with resilience and empathy.

Why Join Us?

  • Competitive hourly rate of £33.30 (Umbrella rate).
  • Opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of vulnerable individuals.
  • Supportive team environment with a focus on professional development.
  • Flexible locum position allowing for a work-life balance.

If you are a qualified social worker ready to take on a challenging yet rewarding role in safeguarding exploitation, we want to hear from you!


For more information or to apply, please contact Emily Cooper at 07902 371315 or via email at ecooper@sheldon-phillips.com.

Join us in making a difference and protecting those who need it most.

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