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Locum Assessing Social Worker - Fostering

  • Salary: £31 per hour
  • Location: Waltham Forest, London
  • Date posted: 29-09-2017
  • Sector: Local Authority
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00002820_1506694606

Charles Hunter Associates is currently seeking an experienced Qualified Assessing Social Worker to John Waltham Forest Council's Fostering Service. This is a full-time rolling assignment for 36 hours per week.

The successful candidate will have proven experience in assessing prospective foster carers and potential connected carers for children who cannot remain within their immediate birth family. They will be able to carry out comprehensive Form F and Connected Person's assessments, assessing risk alongside the carer's capacity to provide therapeutic parenting that seeks to repair early trauma. The successful candidate will also be dedicated and able to provide a high quality of service to prospective carers based on their knowledge of fostering legislation and research.

Why choose Charles Hunter Associates?

  • Your own dedicated consultant with specialist market and sector knowledge
  • Access to the widest variety of social work jobs across 180 authorities and private organisations throughout the UK
  • Prompt and reliable payroll which runs weekly
  • Free access to our online social work training portal with CPD materials - worth £500 a year
  • Competitive Pay rate of £31 per hour
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • £250 referral fee if you refer a friend or colleague looking for work

You must have:

  • Minimum 3 years post qualifying experience
  • HCPC registered
  • Enhanced DBS, with list checks

This is a brilliant opportunity to advance your career with a team that offers a friendly and supportive environment with professional development opportunities

If you wish apply or would like a detailed Job Description, please contact Helen Rudd on 0118 948 5555 or hrudd@charecruitment.com. Alternatively, you can apply through the website.