Fostering Assessing Social Worker

Role: Fostering Assessing Social Worker
Location: West Midlands
Team: Fostering - Connected Persons Team
Pay: £30.57 per hour
Contract: Full-Time Locum Contract - 36.5hrs p/w
In the office: Hybrid


Job Overview:

Are you a dedicated Social Worker looking to make a difference in the lives of families and children? We are seeking an experienced Fostering Assessing Social Worker to join our team in the West Midlands. This is a locum role, offering an excellent hourly rate of £30.57, with a commitment of 36.5 hours per week.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct Special Guardianship assessments for existing foster carers.
  • Focus solely on assessment work; no supervision of foster carers required.
  • Collaborate with a supportive team, with only one day required in the office each week.



  • Social Work England registration is essential.
  • Proven experience in fostering assessments and Special Guardianship assessments.
  • Strong analytical and report-writing skills.
  • Ability to work independently and manage your time effectively.



  • Competitive hourly rate.
  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment.


How to Apply:

For more information or to apply, please contact Emily at 07902371315 or send your CV and cover letter to


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