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Fostering Social Worker

  • Salary: £29000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Warwickshire
  • Date posted: 30-10-2017
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00002387_1509386431

An "Outstanding" rated Therapeutic Independent Fostering Agency require a Fostering Social Worker for their engaging and supportive fostering team.

Benefits:

  • An excellent travel package
  • An Annual Bonus
  • A high amount of annual leave + public holidays
  • Private Medical Insurance and A company pension
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Other terrific benefits


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Building relationships with Foster Carers and Foster Children
  • Supervising, Assessing & 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

Requirements:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Significant experience of working as a Children's Social Worker, preferably withing Fostering or in a LAC team
  • Experience or knowledge of Therapeutic Fostering (desirable)
  • 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

CLOSING DATE: ASAP

Want to apply?

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