Locum Social Worker (Children with Disabilities Team), Gloucestershire

Location Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Date Posted November 1, 2019
Category Social Workers (All Grades)
Job Type Social Work
Date ASAP-Ongoing
Location Gloucestershire
Profession Social Worker
Salary £24+ per hour (Ltd)
Grade Social Worker
Hours Full Time
Team Children with disabilities


Supply Care Solutions are looking for a Social Worker to cover an ongoing locum job based in Gloucestershire.


This post is with the children with disabilities team undertaking child in need work, and some s47 work.   Applicants should ideally have experience in this work.


You will safeguard and promote the welfare of children in need, working wherever possible with parents / carers to ensure that children have a childhood that is safe and that they are securely attached to their carer.


You will promote choice in the way that services are provided, seek to build on the strengths and resilience within families, secure the involvement and appropriate participation of children and young people, and their parents / carers. Receive and evaluate requests for Children and Families social services, ensuring that an appropriate and timely response is made in accordance with organisational arrangements, departmental policy, legal requirements and regulated standards.


You will receive and respond to requests for service, passing on information to the relevant work colleagues as required, ensure that the people or organisations that have requested the service are kept informed of the outcome of their request and co-ordinate or contribute to assessments of need, including initial, core, court and other specialist assessments.


  • To analyse information and make recommendations on the appropriate services or support for individual children and their families.
  • To maximise the use of information and communication technologies to ensure the effective communication between professionals working with children in need and their families.
  • Carry out actions arising from assessments of need, including designing appropriate packages of service or support, providing advice, services or support to children and families, or presenting cases to Fostering or Adoption Panels, or to courts.


You must be HCPC registered, have previous experience within this field and hold a valid enhanced DBS disclosure. Please either apply online or call 020 8506 1111 if you would like to be considered this job.   Supply Care Solutions have a number of locum jobs across the UK.  We are always recruiting new locums and offer an excellent referral bonus for any new worker that you refer to us.  All locums must be contract compliant before commencing work through our agency. *Terms and conditions apply*

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