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Social Worker - Fostering Assessment

  • Salary: Up to £30 per hour
  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Date posted: 24-12-2020
  • Sector: Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: J677_1608818543

Birmingham Children's Trust are looking for a few Fostering social workers to joing their Fostering Team. The role requires some fostering support experience and an understanding of the fostering regulations and experience of attending fostering panels.

The role also includes supporting connected persons foster carers to apply for permanence via a special guardianship order. The assessments are completed by the fostering supervising social worker and the original Form C report is updated for court purposes. The role requires some court work experience.

Once an SGO is granted the team provides 6 months post order support via monthly visits, attendance at CIN meetings and a support group run by the team called 'family ties'.

What are the requirements?

  • 2 Years Post Qualifying experience
  • HCPC registration

What sets you apart from the crowd?

  • Previous experience within Fostering Assessment - Form C
  • Experienced of court visits
  • Strong assessment and independent decision-making skills
  • Be able to organise and prioritise admin and reports of your caseload, within given timescales

What do you get?

  • Be a fully supported and supervised member within the team with excellent team structure
  • On site parking provided as standard
  • Highly competitive pay rates.
  • Nurturing Authority who like to develop people within their teams

Why Charles Hunter Associates?

  • You will work with your own dedicated consultant whose main concern is your career, and consultants that have sector knowledge and 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 Luke Longman 0118 948 5555.

*PLEASE NOTE ALL MANAGERS ARE CURRENTLY OFFERING SOCIAL WORKERS AS MUCH HOME WORKING AS POSSIBLE BASED ON CURRENT COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN ORDER TO PROTECT YOU WITHIN THE ROLE*