Leaving Care Social Worker - £150/week Accommodation & £35/Hr

South West England
£30 - £35 per hour + Various
Sep 10, 2019
Oct 10, 2019
Reekhav Makvana
Organization Type
Contract Type
Full Time

Accommodation Support and High Rates

A Local Authority based in the South West is seeking an experienced Social Worker to join their Leaving Care Team. This is an excellent opportunity to work with young people above the age of 16 who are preparing for independent living


  • Work with Young People above the age of 16 and help them prepare to leave care
  • Will be interacting with other statutory services such as Housing, Education and Employment
  • Stable team with most members of the team employed on a permanent basis.
  • The Local Authority offers the same training and development opportunities to its locum workforce as it does to its permanent members of staff
  • You will be joining an experienced team who are very welcoming to locum members who are treated as a part of the team.
  • The contract is initially 6 months, however this is expected to be made ongoing.
  • The team is a very small team therefore you will have dedicated time with the Team Manager for supervision. Furthermore there is always a senior member of staff available for further support
  • You will receive £150/wee towards accommodation
  • Excellent hourly rate of up to £35/Hr
  • This is an excellent opportunity for those candidates who like to work with Young people who are above the age of 16 and preparing for independent living. You will be working with service users who are at a stage whereby they will be interacting with a number of statutory services such as Housing, Employment or Education and you will be supporting them to access information and support from these services.

    Working in the Leaving Care service you will be able to create lasting relationships with care leavers which previous contractors have noted as being really rewarding.

    You will also have the opportunity to work with service users with complex needs and colleagues from adults and health services.

    To be considered for this post you should have experience of working in a Leaving Care Team

    To find out more about this post or to discuss alternatives feel free to contact me, Rico on 0207 940 2100. Alternatively you can email me an up to date CV to R.makvana@nonstopcare.com

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