Social Worker

14 December 2022
Job Description

Division Recruitment is currently looking for an experienced Social Worker to work within children Social Services based in Wigan MBC’s busy Fostering Service

Your role will be to supervise and support recruited Foster Carers to meet the needs of our looked after children and care leavers. This will also include Staying Put arrangements for our older cohort of young people as they prepare for independence. The role requires strong multi agency working across the service with the Children in Care and Care Leaving teams to ensure robust care planning.

You will prioritise safeguarding and placement stability whilst ensuring practice is regulatory compliant. You will be a child focussed practitioner with a focus on improving experiences and outcomes for children and young people. You will be a team player and innovative problem solver, able to work using initiative and have strong interpersonal skills to not only engage carers, but to build supportive relationships with colleagues.

This is an amazing opportunity to support our most vulnerable children and families. You will be a qualified Social Worker, who relishes the opportunity to work in a fast paced, creative and supportive environment.

The pay rate for this locum Social Worker job is £35 per hour and has an initial 3-month contract.

Requirements of the Social Worker:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work
  • Current Social Work England registration
  • Significant experience working within a similar role

Benefits of working for Division Recruitment:

  • Daily payroll service
  • Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren’t available with other agencies
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive knowledge not only in your sector but also in your geographical region
  • 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


This Social Worker job is advertised by our social work recruitment team – 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.

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