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Senior Practitioner - Independent Fostering Agency

  • Salary: £35842 - £38395 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Wolverhampton, West Midlands
  • Date posted: 29-10-2019
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00006836_1572346657

An Independent Fostering Agency is looking for a Senior Practitioner to carry a small caseload of Foster carers around the West Midlands. This role is home-Based, full-time position.

The ideal Social Worker will have Significant Fostering experience ideally with an Independent Fostering Agency or Charity. This is a great chance to have a great work life balance and manageable caseload with a well-thought of organisation with a growing service.

What is on offer for you as the Senior Practitioner:

  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Training Opportunities
  • Further benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for you as the Senior Practitioner:

  • Managing a caseload of foster carers
  • Working in an out of hours rota
  • Recruiting & Assessing prospective new carers
  • Delivering training for Foster Carers
  • Improving the fostering service
  • Organising training for carers

Requirements for you as the Senior Practitioner:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/Diploma)
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Significant experience of working within Fostering, ideally with a Charity or Independent Fostering Agency as a Supervising Social Worker or Senior Practitioner
  • An excellent working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering

Location: Wolverhampton

Salary Scale: £35,842 - £38,395

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

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