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Fostering Social Worker

  • Salary: £29000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Date posted: 30-10-2017
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00002197_1509393612

An "Outstanding" rated Therapeutic Independent Fostering Agency are looking for a Fostering Social Worker for their engaging and well-thought of fostering team.

What is on offer:

  • An excellent travel package
  • An Annual Bonus
  • A high amount of annual leave days + public holidays holidays
  • Company pension and medical insurance
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • No out-of-hours duty
  • Other terrific benefits

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Building relationships with Foster Carers and Foster Children
  • Supervising & Training Foster Carers
  • Promoting the welfare of Children placed with Foster Carers
  • Attending LAC Reviews
  • Safeguarding Children
  • Supporting the organisation in ensuring that the service is run in line with the Government Legislation, Regulations and Standards, together with the Inspecting Body


  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Significant experience of working as a Fostering Social Worker preferably for an Independent Fostering Agency
  • Experience or knowledge of Therapeutic Fostering
  • An excellent knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care, Fostering and Adoption including the Children's Act 1989 and its application to Social Work practice
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence and have access to a vehicle to travel to other areas


Want to apply?

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Jamil Olweny on 0118 948 5555 or via email for further details