Fostering Social Worker

Posted 17 March 2023
Salary Up to £37.00 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineSocial Work Fostering
Contact NameKatherine Scoggins

Job description

A Local Authority in Maidenhead is looking for a Social Worker to join their Fostering Team. This is a Locum Social Work role offering £37.00 per hour.

The ideal Social Worker will be well versed in Fostering work proceedings and familiar with Fostering Assessments and Recruitment. The key to success in this kind of role is to be able to work well with Foster Carers throughout the initial process of fostering a child.

Benefits for you as a Fostering Social Worker:

  • Exceptionally competitive pay rate of £37.00 per hour
  • "Good" Ofsted inspection results
  • Easily commutable via car or public transport
  • Home and flexible working available
  • Easily accessible via car or public transport

Your responsibilities as a Fostering Social Worker:

  • Recruitment, training and supervision of Foster Carers
  • Working cohesively with connected services to achieve permanency plans for children
  • Complete Form C and SGO assessments
  • Deal with initial enquiries and initial visits with prospective Foster Carers
  • Visit and maintain contact with them as necessary

Requirements of you as a Fostering Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid Social Work England registration
  • Have competent knowledge and experience of Fostering Assessments
  • A Valid UK driving licence and vehicle is preferred for the role

Location: Maidenhead, Berkshire

Umbrella pay rate: £37.00 per hour

PAYE payment options available also

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Katherine Scoggins on 0118 948 5555 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!