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Social Worker

  • Salary: £30000 - £33500 per annum + benefits
  • Location: East Midlands
  • Date posted: 30-10-2017
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00002957_1509390005

A highly reputable Independent Fostering Agency require a Fostering Social Worker to join their ever-expanding fostering team where there is a great scope for career progression.

What is on offer:

  • Mileage paid at a competitive rate
  • Generous annual leave + public holidays
  • A pension scheme
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Out-of-hours duty payments
  • Other terrific benefits

Duties and Responsibilites:

  • Recruiting, training and supporting foster carers
  • Promoting the welfare of children placed with foster carers
  • Supporting the organisation in ensuring that the service is run in line with the Government Legislation, Regulations and Standards, together with the Inspecting Body


  • Recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Experience of working as a Qualified Social Worker preferably within Fostering
  • A good working knowledge and understanding of the current legislations and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence and have access to a vehicle to travel to other areas
  • Be willing to participate in an out of hours' rota and undertake assessments


Want to apply?

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Jamil Olweny on 0118 948 5555 or via email for further details.