Principal Social Worker

Baltimore Consulting LTD
Up to £10,000
17 Oct 2020
18 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
Principal Social Worker
5 month interim contract from November 2020
Inside IR35 - £400 - £500 per day (via umbrella)
Full remote working is supported for this post

Following a recent promotion/secondment, my client is looking to appoint an experienced Quality and Review specialist into the role of Principal Social Worker for an initial contract until March 2021.

Due to the current unique climate, fully remote working will be supported for this opportunity.

My client will be holding skype/telephone interviews W/C 19th October and looking to review CVs ASAP with a view to start within the next two weeks.

Essentials skills for Principal Social Worker:
  • Direct line manager of 5 senior practitioners (non case holding) and a small audit and review QA team.
  • Service improvement and team stabilisation following recent restructure and change to new social work recording system
  • Social work England active registration
  • Ability to utilise data and information to push forward improvement agenda through restorative practice

Key focus areas in the role Principal Social Worker:
  • Promotions of excellence in social work practice across all areas of the directorate
  • Linking in effectively to support practice development through relationships with Service Managers and Heads of Service
  • Ofsted readiness - expected Spring 2021
  • Lead on Recruitment and Retention of staff including ASYE, apprenticeships and experienced staff - interim and permanent
  • Collaborate with universities and higher education networks to create pathways into the council
  • New social care electronic recording system - close monitoring of staff and performance
  • Maintain child centric practice (restorative practice model used)

If you're interested in discussing this opportunity in more detail or know someone who this may be of interest to, please contact me on or apply today.

(We offer a senior referral scheme upon successful placement of your recommendation so please do get in contact)