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Link Worker - Independent Fostering Agency

  • Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Rugby, Warwickshire
  • Date posted: 11-10-2018
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00004268_1539263496

A therapeutic Independent Fostering Agency are looking for a Link Worker (Supervising Social Worker) covering a case-load over Leicestershire & Warwickshire.

You will need to be an experienced Fostering Social Worker, ideally with experience or knowledge of Therapeutic Practice. This is a full-time, permanent & office-based position in Rugby. This Independent Fostering Agency are rated "Outstanding" by Ofsted and are big advocates for good work life balance.


What is on offer for you as the Link Worker:

  • No Out-of-Hours Duty
  • A supportive Team
  • A Company Laptop & Mobile Phone
  • A Car Allowance of £2,100 or a Company Car & Fuel Card
  • Mileage paid at 0.45ppm


Duties and Responsibilities for you as the Link Worker:

  • Managing an existing caseload of Foster Carers
  • Reporting to the Team Manager
  • Supervision of Foster Carers
  • Working with a Therapuetic approach


Requirements for you as the Link Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/Diploma)
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Experience of working within a Fostering Service ideally in an Independent Fostering Agency
  • An excellent working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering

Location: Rugby, Warwickshire

Salary: Up to £32,000


Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Jamil Olweny on 0118 948 5555 or jolweny@charecruitment.com for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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