Fostering Social Worker

Posted 24 January 2023
Salary £36000 - £36050 per annum + Hybrid working
LocationBristol
Job type Permanent
DisciplineFostering
ReferenceJ6837_1674565419
Contact NameDavid Walsh

Job description

Fostering Social Worker

Salary: £36,050 per annum pro rata - Plus on call allowance

Permanent / part- time 22hrs per week.

Location: Hybrid - Bristol

A Non-profit Independent Fostering agency are looking for a Fostering Social Worker to join their team. They're an Ofsted GOOD rated Fostering service and are constantly striving to improve.

Benefits for you as the Fostering Social Worker:

  • Up to £36,050 per annum pro rata - Plus on call allowance
  • Basic annual leave of 29 days PLUS bank holidays - pro rata
  • Up to 5 more days leave for continuous service PLUS the option to buy another 5 days every year!
  • Gain professional qualifications with excellent training, and development opportunities.
  • Flexible maternity, adoption, and paternity packages.
  • Up to 7% employer pension contribution. Staff discount portal with your favourite brands.
  • Blue Light Card eligibility with 15,000 discounts from national retailers.

Your responsibilities as the Fostering Social Worker:

  • Providing professional supervision and developmental support, including advice and guidance to fostering families and working with other professionals where appropriate.
  • Supporting fostering families to look after children and young people who have experienced trauma, ensuring they have the skills and knowledge to enable them to undertake this complex task within a family home environment, undertaking fostering reviews, providing high quality, analytical reports and presenting to Panel where appropriate, ensuring that children are receiving the best service possible.
  • Being accountable for ensuring statutory compliance and meet regulatory body requirements regarding registration.
  • Enthusiasm for learning and self-development, for yourself as a reflective practitioner, and in support of our carer training.

Requirements of you as Fostering Social Worker:

  • A Social Work qualification.
  • Registration with Social Work England.
  • Preferable experience of assessing, supervising, and supporting foster carers.
  • Experience of managing crisis and breakdown in placements.
  • A strong commitment to work within our therapeutic framework to support the needs of the young person.

What do you get from working with me?

  • CV enhancement
  • Application form enhancement
  • Access to many jobs in the market
  • One central point of contact
  • Interview preparation assistance
  • Expert consultation
  • Questions answered
  • Offer negotiation

I am also offering a referral bonus of £250.00 to anyone who refers a social work professional to our agency that is successfully placed.

Please feel free to contact me anytime on 07425 728 375 or dwalsh@charecruitment.com to discuss the above or other opportunities that you would like me to seek for you.