Social Worker - Fostering Team

Posted 14 September 2022
Salary £34000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Job type Permanent
DisciplineSocial Work
Contact NameTom McKenna

Job description

A Kent-based Local Authority is looking for a Social Worker to join their Fostering team. As the Social Worker, you will be working with foster carers, children and families to support vulnerable service users ensuring the needs of the child remain paramount. This role is a full-time, and permanent position.

You will be joining this local authority's vision on supporting Children and Young people to make them feel safe and secure. As the ideal Social Worker will need experience within safeguarding and child protection. You will need to be committed and have the drive to match this Local Authority's ambitions.

Benefits for you as the Social Worker:

  • 30 Days Annual leave
  • Car Allowance
  • Retention Payment - £2,000
  • Career Progression Scheme
  • Relocation Scheme
  • Additional Discounts

Your responsibilities as the Social Worker:

  • Work in parentship with child, parents, and carers
  • Maintain an awareness of changes in child development
  • Assess, plan and evaluate safeguarding measures to ensure children are given the oppurtunity to reach their full potential
  • Submit and maintain reports, assessment and plans

Requirements of you as the Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid registration with Social Work England
  • Significant experience of working within Children Social Work Teams
  • Experience of working within safeguarding and child protection
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence

Location: Kent

Salary: up to £43,000 + retention payment

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Tom McKenna on 07587 031100 or for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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