Fostering Placements Officer

Posted 11 September 2023
Salary Up to £37.00 per hour
Job type Contract
Discipline Social Care
Contact NameWill Rock

Job description

Southwark Borough Council is looking for a Fostering Placements Officer to join in their Fostering Team. This is a Locum Social Work role.

The ideal Social Worker will have knowledge and experience working in fostering environment. The key to success in this role is to be able to start a contract confidently without the need for supervision.

Benefits for you as a Fostering Placements Officer:

  • Very competitive pay rate of up to £37.00 per hour
  • Great work/life balance
  • Deal with positive outcomes for children
  • Parking available
  • Easily accessible by public transport

Your responsibilities as a Fostering Placements Officer:

  • Managing in house Foster Carer requests from Social Workers
  • Ensuring the quality of information enables the identification of in-house Foster Carers
  • Working with Supervising Social Worker
  • Support Fostering and ART to identify and facilitate placements.
  • Liaising with ART and Supervising Social Workers to maximise placements of children

Requirements of you as a Fostering Placements Officer:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid Social Work England registration
  • Have competent knowledge of children legislation

Location: Greater London, Southwark

Umbrella pay rate: £37.00 per hour

PAYE payment options available also

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Will Rock on 07442576909 or email for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

If this role isn't what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!