Fostering Social Worker

Posted 08 February 2024
Salary £45420 - £47420 per annum + Benefits
Job type Permanent
Discipline Social Work
Contact NameSarah Tomlin

Job description

A local authority is looking for a Qualified Social Worker to join their Fostering Team. This is a full-time, permanent position paying up to £47,420, based around Swindon. Within this role there are lots of opportunities to build meaningful relationships with young people, their families, and other professionals.

Please do not apply for this job if you require sponsorship to work in the UK. This position is only available for those who have right to work in the UK and have a Social Work degree.

Benefits for you as a Fostering Social Worker:

  • Hybrid working
  • Relocation allowance of up to £8,000 (eligibility criteria applies)
  • Free parking to their central campus
  • 28 days holiday per annum (increasing to 32 days after 5 years' service)
  • Statutory pension scheme
  • Excellent training development opportunities

Responsibilities for you as a Fostering Social Worker:

  • Practice in-line with legal requirements
  • Carry out one-to-one supervision once a month with allocate staff
  • Write reports for court hearings and present evidence in court
  • Manage an allocated caseload
  • Recognise, monitor and assess risk when working with families

Requirements for you as a Fostering Social Worker:

  • Social Work Degree / Diploma in Social Work
  • Social Work England Registration
  • Post qualifying experience working with Looked After Children or Care Experienced Young People.
  • Must hold a full UK driving licence
  • A working knowledge and understanding of relevant Social Work legislation and regulations

Location: Swindon

Salary scale: £45,420 - £47,420 (Depending on Experience) + Benefits

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Sarah Tomlin - 07425728375 or

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