Supervising Social Worker - Fostering and Adoption

Location East Lothian
Job type Contract
Salary £31.00 - £35.00 per hour
Contact Marc Leggett
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Reference HQ00115143_1613106007

Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Supervising Social Worker to work full-time in East Lothian, within the Fostering and Adoption Team. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice in Children's Services and be registered with SSSC.

The pay rate for this locum Supervising Social Worker job is £31.00 - £35.00 per hour (Assignment rate) and is an initial 3-month contract.


  • Acting as a link worker for Foster Carers and looked after children
  • Ensure that at all times you work with a commitment to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
  • Undertake initial visits
  • Initiate and carry out local recruitment activities and analyse the effectiveness of methods used
  • Carry out stringent assessment and completion of Form F to standard, presenting reports to the panel

Requirements of the Supervising Social Worker:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work
  • Current SSSC registration
  • Significant senior level frontline experience within Children's Services

Benefits of working for Sanctuary Personnel:

  • Daily payroll
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available with other agencies
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
  • Refer a Friend bonus - get £250 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place after 100 hours of work has been completed
  • Find your own job bonus - Receive £250 for bringing your own position to us
  • Clinical governance support with a specialist safeguarding team
  • In-house payroll system
  • Free digital copy of the Social Work News Magazine


This Supervising Social Worker job is advertised by Marc Leggett; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.