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Fostering Social Worker

  • Salary: £27 per hour
  • Location: Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire
  • Date posted: 23-09-2017
  • Sector: Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00002777_1506150051

Stoke on Trent City Council is currently looking for an Fostering Social Worker to join their busy Fostering team based in Stoke on Trent.

Stoke on Trent are well known for their flexible working patters and incredible support that they offer. They have come leaps and strides following their OFSTED review and are now established as one of the best councils to work for in the Midlands. They offer amazing benefits for anyone working for them as well as paying above the average for the area.

Responsibilities of the Fostering social worker:

  • 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 for this Fostering social worker role:

  • Minimum 2 years post qualification experience
  • HCPC Registered
  • Enhanced DBS on the update service
  • Social Work Qualification
  • Completed ASYE

Please note: Unfortunately, due to the nature of the role, newly qualified social workers will not be considered at this stage.

This is a truly rewarding opportunity for a Fostering social worker to progress in their career. Closing date is Wednesday 30th September so please apply now to be considered. These roles don't pop up all the time so act now!

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