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Senior Practitioner - Fostering

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Date posted: 24-07-2018
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00003642_1532428149

A not-for-profit, Independent Fostering Agency are looking for a Senior Practitioner for covering a small case-load over the West Midlands.


You will need to be an experienced Fostering Social Worker as you will be working with autonomy in a full-time, permanent & home-based position with the requirement of going into the Milton Keynes based office once a week.

What is on offer for you as the Senior Practitioner:

  • Excellent training and development programmes
  • An excellent supportive team
  • Child Care Vouchers
  • Healthcare Schemes
  • A competitive Pension Scheme
  • Clear avenues for career progression
  • Other terrific benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for you as the Senior Practitioner:

  • Managing an existing caseload of Foster Carers
  • Recruiting & Assessing potential Foster Carers
  • Deputising for the Registered Manager
  • Quality Assurance
  • Overseeing Supervising Social Workers
  • Working in an Out-Of-Hours rota

Requirements for you as the Senior Practitioner:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/Diploma)
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Experience of working within a Fostering Service
  • Be willing to participate in an out of hours' rota
  • A good working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering

Location: West Midlands


Salary: Negotiable dependent on experience

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

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