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Senior Social Worker - Fostering

  • Salary: Up to £35 per hour
  • Location: Yate, Gloucestershire
  • Date posted: 29-10-2019
  • Sector: Fostering, Local Authority, Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00006837_1572347953

South Gloucestershire Council is looking for a Senior Fostering Social Worker, to join the Mainstream Fostering Team based in Yate. This is a challenging, yet rewarding role, within a busy fostering team setting on a rolling locum basis.

Benefits for you as the SSW:

  • Competitive pay rates at £35 per hour
  • 3 month rolling contract
  • Easily commutable from Bristol and Bath

Your responsibilities as the SSW:

  • You will be responsible for recruiting & Assessing prospective new carers
  • You will manage an existing caseload of Foster Carers
  • Contributing to training for foster carers

The successful candidate must have experience in:

  • Significant Fostering experience
  • You must have an excellent working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering

Requirements of you as the SSW:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid HCPC registration
  • Full UK driving license

Location: South Gloucestershire Council

Hours: 37 hours

Pay rate: £35 per hour

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

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