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Locum Supervising Social Worker - Fostering

  • Salary: £27 per hour + negotiable
  • Location: England
  • Date posted: 14-09-2017
  • Sector: Local Authority
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00002695_1505400904

Charles Hunter Associates are currently seeking an experienced Supervising Social Worker for Lambeth's Fostering Service. This is a full-time locum position on a rolling basis offering stability and longevity of assignment.

Job role:

  • Managing a case load
  • Liaise with Social Workers and foster carers about suitable placements
  • Carry out health & safety inspections/risk assessments of foster carer's homes
  • Supervise carers and conduct review of foster care placements
  • Undertake Annual reviews, collating feedback form SW, professionals and YP
    Attend PEP's and CLA Reviews
  • Attend professional meetings and strategies meetings as required
  • Partake in the support groups and events with carers.

Lambeth launched a highly ambitious change programme which at its heart is all about improving the quality of social work practice. Lambeth has already stripped out management layers, streamlined IT and workflows and introduced dedicated business support for every team so that social workers can get back to doing what they do best, direct social work with children and families.

Small teams of six social workers have been introduced, advanced practitioners co-work and provide support on the most complex cases there is also a comprehensive training programme.

You must have:

  • Minimum 2 year's minimum post qualifying experience
  • Significant fostering experience
  • HCPC registered
  • Enhanced DBS, with list checks

Why choose Charles Hunter Associates?

  • Free access to our CPD training, easily accessible online (worth £500 per annum) which contributes to HCPC
  • You will work with your own dedicated consultant, consultants that have sector knowledge and experience and are trained in safer recruitment
  • Competitive hourly rate from £27.41 per hour negotiable dependent on experience
  • Referral Bonus Scheme of £250 if you refer a 'friend' or 'colleague' looking for work.

If you are interested in this application and wish to apply please follow the application instructions stated on the website, or alternatively you can contact Charles Hunter Associates directly and speak to Helen Rudd 0118 948 5555.