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Link Worker - Therapeutic Fostering Agency

  • Salary: £29000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
  • Location: Essex
  • Date posted: 19-05-2020
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00003224_1589875209

A Therapeutic Independent Fostering Agency requires a Link Worker for their Fostering Team in the Essex Region. You will be working closely to with children to support them living with relatives, friends or foster families.

What is on offer the Link Worker:

  • An excellent work-life balance
  • No out-of-hours
  • An excellent Travel Package including the choice of a company car or car allowance
  • Life Insurance
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Other terrific benefits


Duties and Responsibilities for the Link Worker:

  • 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
  • Working with a Therapeutic approach


Requirements for the Link Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid HCPC registration
  • Significant experience of working as a Qualified Social Worker within Children and Families teams
  • Experience or knowledge or Therapeutic Practice
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering
  • You must hold a full UK Driving Licence and have access to a vehicle to travel to other areas

Location: Essex


Salary: Up to £35,000 + Car Allowance or Company Car

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Tom McKenna on 0118 948 5555 for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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