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Social Worker - Adoption (Locum)

Location: Southampton

Salary/Rate: £28 - £34 per hour

Type: Temporary

Closing Date:

Job Reference: 2910183

Locum Social Worker in Adoption team, competitive rate of pay up to £34 per hour!


Your new company
A forward thinking local authority are looking to expand with during an exciting transformation project with the addition of exciting Social work opportunities. Growth in high quality social workers is required to even further excel in the quality of service, ultimately creating manageable case-loads for each individual social worker.

Your new role
Working in an Adoption team, you will provide effective supervision and delivery of adoption and performance services and resources to children and families; taking responsibility for assessment, planning, implementing, evaluation and developing a quality service provision. Previous experience within Adoption is required having completed a full perspective adopters assessment or placed a child for adoption throughout the duration of the child’s adoption journey.

What you'll need to succeed
You will require a Social Work qualification (BA/BSc/MA/MSc Social Work, CQSW, DipSW, CSS or CCETSW approved equivalent). It is also essential that you be registered with the HCPC. 3 years' experience must have been gained post qualifying (ASYE).

What you'll get in return
In this Locum contract you will earn a competitive rate of pay and be presented with an exciting new opportunity to work within an extremely experienced team of social workers committed to providing an excellent service. 

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. 


Contact: Eamonn Hart

Office: 3rd Floor, Mountbatten House, Grosvenor Square, Southampton,SO15 2JU

Phone: 02382 020103

Email: eamonn.hart@hays.com

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