Social worker Locum in the Falkland Islands

We are currently seeking suitable candidates available for the following locum role:

Social Worker

Location: Falkland Islands

Dates: 20/10/2022 – 20/01/2023 

Position: Social Worker (Children & Family services)


  • accommodation provided
  • travel included

Job Purpose:

  • Undertake professional and comprehensive casework for a complex caseload of children and young people.
  • Work with family trauma and parenting difficulties to improve the Department’s ability to manage complex family cases in the long term.
  • Maintain high professional standards and good overall knowledge of relevant legislation, regulation, and practice methods, and provide guidance and support to less experienced staff to help them develop their professional skills and knowledge.

Job Requirements for the Social Worker locum:

  • Degree in Social Services.
  • Experience in identifying the needs of children and young people and establishing targeted planning to meet their needs.
  • Contemporary knowledge of social work applications, i.e. attachment theory, enabling change, parenting and kinship assessments, behavior and behavior management.

Templars relationship with the Falklands:

Templars Medical is the sole provider of healthcare professionals to the Falkland Islands Government (FIG). We have worked with FIG for several years and is the largest employer in the Islands permanent and fixed-term opportunities are available to doctors; dentists; nurses and allied health professionals.

    Job Overview

    • Job title: Social worker Locum in the Falkland Islands
    • Location: Falkland Islands
    • Speciality:
      • Social Worker
    • Contract Type:
      • Locum/Temporary
    • Job period: 20-10-2022 to 20-01-2023
    • Date posted: Posted 2 weeks ago