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Supervising Social Worker – Family Feel and ‘Outstanding’ IFA – Hampshire

  • Salary: competitive
  • Ref: 5879
  • Benefits: The employer offer excellent benefits and competitive salary along with very good annual leave.

An ethical and repeatedly ‘outstanding’ IFA, also with a therapeutic service, are looking for an enthusiastic, independent and skilled social worker to work within highly respected fostering agency. The post will involve supporting cares across North Hampshire to improve the outcomes and lives of looked after children, delivering a high quality fostering service as well as having the opportunity to help grow and develop the provision in the north Hampshire region.

The agency are continually growing and developing and do not let the fact that they are repeatedly outstanding get in the way of always improving their services. Your input and influence will be valued and appreciated as they look for Social workers that share their same caring vision for looked after children.

With a warm family feel to their team they welcome social workers that share the same passion for teamwork and providing stable homes to children.

Overview of responsibilities:

• Supporting a caseload of carers with therapeutic / foster placements as required.
• Being involved in the recruitment campaign for foster carers.
• Undertaking assessments and approval of foster carers as required.
• Training foster carers in both Skills to Foster
• Supervising foster carers in accordance with Fostering Regulations.
The post holder will be supported and supervised regularly. Relevant training will be provided and a comprehensive induction into the job role. This is an exciting opportunity to work directly with children and young people in a supportive environment.

You will:

• Be a qualified social worker and HCPC registered
• Be a car owner / driver and be prepared to travel across the Devon region
• Ideally have prior fostering experience
• Have strong experience across children’s services
• Live in the South Devon region

How to Apply:

For an informal chat around the role and organisation please call 0121 516 3983 / 07930697422. You can also apply and show interest quickly by sending your CV to

Team Manager - Looked after Children Team – Devon

  • Salary: £41 per hour
  • Ref: 3500
  • Benefits: - Joining a well-established and successful Local Authority - Competitive rates of pay - Mileage covered up to 41ppm - Speedy and throughout compliance and application process

Aurora Resourcing are working with a Local Authority in the South West seeking an experienced Team Manager for their LAC Team on a locum basis

The ideal candidate will be a strong leader with passion and drive to build and motivate their team.

This is a seaside residing locum post that is due to last a minimum of 3 months with the rate set at £41 an hour.

The Role:

This post is a designated Team Manager responsible for the line management of a team of people and delivering an element of the service.

- Delivering strategies and plans working closely with other areas of children’s services, partners and other agencies and ensure that performance expectations are known and understood by all staff
- Support the Councils visions and priorities both internally and externally
- Identify and address individual development needs and manage performance of   team members
- Prioritise and plan team objectives
- Identify and highlight resource issues to the Service Delivery Manager
- Ensure team meet their objectives and targets within agreed timeframes

For you?

- Joining a well-established and successful Local Authority
- Competitive rates of pay
- Mileage covered up to 41ppm
- Speedy and throughout compliance and application process

Interested? Please apply by sending your CV to

If you have any additional queries please call on 0121 5163983 / 07930697422

Qualified Social Workers - Safeguarding and Families Team – Devon

  • Salary: up to £35
  • Ref: 1007
  • Benefits: £150 a week towards accommodation as well as an excellent rate up to £35 an hour

Aurora Resourcing are working closely with a Local Authority in South Devon who require experienced Social Workers to join their Safeguarding and Families team. It is desired that the successful candidate has 1 -2 years post qualified experience within Child Protection, Children in Need and Looked after Children.

This is an amazing opportunity for a UK based social worker looking to relocate for the spring and summer at a beautiful seaside location in Devon and in return you will receive £150 a week towards accommodation as well as an excellent rate up to £35 an hour
We are looking for a hardworking Social Worker wishing to make an impact through the local authority. You will be a confident, caring individual and strong communicator - both written and verbal.


• Recent and relevant experience
• HCPC Registered
• Social Care Qualification
• Car driver with ability to travel throughout the area as required

What’s in it for you?

• Rate of pay is a fantastic £35 per hour
• Accommodation contribution of £150 a week for 6 months
• Mileage paid at 40p a mile
• Speedy and easy application and compliance process
• DBS covered by Aurora

How to Apply

Please send your CV and contact information to and we will be in touch with more details. Or you can call for a confidential chat around the role on 0121 516 3983 / 07930697422

Qualified Childrens Social Workers - Devon – Devon

  • Salary: up to £33 per hour
  • Ref: 1006
  • Benefits: The Locum post is for 3-6 months initially and the rate is between £28 - £33 an hour depending on your experience.

Aurora Resourcing are looking for an experienced children's social worker to join a developing authority in Devon. The council is separate from Devon CC and operate detached from them.

Their caring and thorough ethos would match nicely with experienced social workers who want to make their own mark on this Safeguarding and Supporting Families service.
You will be based in the scenic Torquay region and your caseload will all be within a short distance of Torquay.

The authority always look to offer permanent positions to social workers that enjoy working with them so this could lead to a permanent role.

The Locum post is for 3-6 months initially and the rate is between £28 - £33 an hour depending on your experience.

You will be covering a very broad area of Frontline services such as CP/CIN/LAC/CIC giving you an excellent boost of experience on your CV

You must be:
• A HCPC registered, Qualified Social Worker with some post qualification experience in a similar Children's team.
• Have access to a car for some travel in the region
• Be able to work autonomously but also communicate well within a team

How to Apply
Please send your CV to for more information on the authority and the role. You can also call 0121 616 0544 / 07930697422 to learn more about the role and our organisation

Qualified Social Worker - LAC Team – Taunton

  • Salary: £35 per hour
  • Ref: 1004
  • Benefits: Rates and mileage are very competitive and you will be paid £35 an hour (Umbrella) and also 45p a mile towards your work mileage.

We are looking for an experienced children’s social worker to take on a unique specialist role in either Taunton or Yeovil for our client. If you have experience with looked after children and would like to put your expertise to the test this role if perfect for you.

This locum contract will have you feeling challenged as valued as you help the authorities LAC team get back on its feet. The authorities have a firm plan in place for 2017 and wish yo bring in interim staff to help them achieve this.

As a specialist social worker you will be:
• Taking on the most complex LAC cases
• Dealing with complex court work within long term cases
• Supporting and mentoring more junior members of your team
• Taking a lead within reviews

The case loads are stable between 12-16 and it always remains at this figure.

Whether you are new to locuming or looking for a new contract, here at Aurora honestly believe contract work is still highly beneficial to the right person and we are here to help and guide you into a new year of Locum Social work

Registering with Aurora will open you up to all other positions in the future both Locum and Permanent.

How to Apply
Please send your CV and Liam will be in touch to discuss the role privately, email or call 0121 616 0544 / 07930697422 for more information

Qualified Social Worker - Care Leavers – Devon

  • Salary: £31 per hour
  • Ref: 1003
  • Benefits: Pay and Benefits: • You will receive £31 an hour as well as mileage contribution • Gain valuable experience working in a challenging team • DBS paid for and a free and easy registration process with Aurora • Open yourself up to hundreds of Social Work opportunities in the UK

Aurora resourcing are looking for an experienced social worker to join a Childrens service in South Devon on a locum basis. The post is a locum contract that is due to last 3-6 months initially and you will be working within the care leaver’s team.

The position suits those with children frontline experience and also dealing with children going through the care system. Ideally you would have worked in this team before as they are after someone that can hit the ground running.

If you are a passionate and experienced social worker looking for a challenge within Children in Care this could be perfect for you.

You must be:
• HCPC Registered with a good amount of post qualified experience.
• Have access to a vehicle
• Be confident and have a sound knowledge of Frontline Childrens Services

For more information get in touch with us. You can email your CV to or you can call 0121 516 3983 to chat in private about the role.

Aurora operate on a friendly and honest basis and do not share your information without your consent.

Interim Social Workers - Cornwall – Cornwall

  • Salary: negotiable
  • Ref: 1001
  • Benefits: Great rates of pay depending on experience PLUS mileage

Are you fed up of your current post and need a change? Aurora Resourcing are looking for Qualified Social Workers with at least 2 years experience to work on an interim basis in the beautiful setting of Cornwall.

Whether you are in a permanent role looking to become a locum or in a contracted post looking for more work we can help!

Cornwall Council are looking for Interim staff to add their valuable input to their Children and Adult Services. Roles vary from a Standard Social worker to a Team Manager. Whatever the role you have in mind we will be able to help.

If you are based in Cornwall and are looking for work this is perfect for you but it is also perfect for anyone HCPC Registered looking for work in the UK.

The pay rates are very good and would cover accommodation costs if you fancied a 3 – 6 month work placement.

So why wait. Seize the day and contact us now to find out more. A conversation never hurt anyone! Contact Liam for an informal chat on 0121 616 0544 or email us your CV and interest to

Qualified Social Worker Locum – Children and Families – Tavistock

  • Salary: negotiable
  • Ref: 1000
  • Benefits: This local authority offers great pay rates, and an ongoing Locum post within a great team.

Aurora Resourcing are working to recruit an experienced Children’s Social Worker to join a reputable Authority in their Children and Families Team. This post can be Part Time or Full Time working 3 - 5 days a week. This local authority offers great pay rates, and an ongoing Locum post within a great team.

The post is located in either Tavistock or Exeter. This is a locum post and is perfect for anyone that lives nearby but also for any locums that want something different and fancy a change in scenery…Where better than the beautiful South West of the Country.

You will:

• Be a qualified Social Worker
• Hold HCPC (or equivalent) registration
• Ideally have prior experience working within a similar team
• Confident in working across various aspects of children's services including child protection, children in need & proceedings.
• Be a strong communicator, both written and verbal
• Have prior experience supervising and mentoring staff
• Have good IT skills and have a flexible approach to work
• Be a car driver with ability to travel throughout the area as required
• The contract is for an initial 3 month period but the expectation is for this to be longer. Ideally we are looking for applicants to commence as soon as possible. The hourly rate will be negotiable and can be discussed more after initial application

To apply please call Liam Murphy on 0121 516 3983 / 07930697422 or email

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