Qualified Social Worker - LAC

Role: Qualified Social Worker 
Location: East Midlands
Team: Looked After Children Service
Pay: £35 per hour
Contract: Full-Time Locum
In the office: Hybrid

Embark on a fulfilling journey, enhancing the lives of young individuals as a Qualified Social Worker for a Looked After Children Service within a progressive Local Authority situated in the heart of the East Midlands. This esteemed role offers a generous remuneration of £35 per hour, reflecting the significance and impact of your professional contribution.

As a dedicated guardian of children's welfare, the post holder will skilfully manage a diverse caseload of looked after children, ranging from newborns to 18-year-olds. These young lives are nestled in various nurturing environments including foster care, kinship care, residential homes, semi-supported accommodation, or placed with parents. Your expertise will be the cornerstone of their development and stability.

The role demands a candidate who is not only Social Work England registered but also possesses a robust qualification in social work. Your previous experience with Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children (UASC) and Children With Disabilities (CWD) will be invaluable, as these areas fall within the remit of the team's responsibilities.

Embrace the flexibility that comes with this position, as it offers a hybrid working model. Staff are provided with an office base, enabling a collaborative and supportive work environment, while also enjoying the autonomy and balance of working from home. This arrangement ensures at least two days of office presence per week, fostering team cohesion and professional growth.

This role is not merely a job; it is a chance to make a tangible difference in the lives of children and young people. It is a call to action for those who are driven by compassion and a desire to contribute to the betterment of society.

For further details and to discuss how your skills and passion can align with this vital role, please reach out to Emily Cooper at ecooper@sheldon-phillips.com or connect via phone on 07902371315. Your expertise is the key to unlocking brighter futures for children in the East Midlands.