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Supervising Social Worker - Croydon

  • Salary: £32 - £35 per hour
  • Location: Croydon, Surrey
  • Date posted: 11-06-2019
  • Sector: Local Authority, Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00005826_1560269481

Croydon Council is looking for experienced Locum Social Workers to join their Fostering Support Team, Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Team, and their SGO/ Permanency Team.

As a new member of their Fostering Support Team, you will be undertaking Viability and Reg 24 assessments, along with full kinship and Special Guardianship assessments. You will be working in close partnership with Care Planning and Support Officers to ensure timely completion of all reports for the Fostering Panel.

They are happy to pay up to £32 per hour for the right candidate.

In joining the Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children's Team, you and your Team will be responsible for up to 280 children and will individually hold a caseload of 16. They are looking for someone experienced in working with Asylum Seeking Children and those who may be comfortable using other languages when in conversation with the individual.

They are happy to offer up to £35 per hour on a Locum basis, and there are two posts available in this Team.

In the SGO/Permanency Team, you will be responsible for consulting with vulnerable children and creating the best individual Care Plan in order to support and protect the child and someone who has clear SGO experience is ideal.

They are offering up to £28-30 per hour for a Social Worker and up to £30-35 per hour for an Advanced Social Work Practitioner.

"Services for children in Croydon continue to improve. The newly appointed permanent senior leaders have quickly identified key issues and have acted promptly to make changes. Although very recent, there are signs of an acceleration of pace, with a concerted focus on key priorities." - Oftsed -2019.

Croydon Council has seen vast improvement since it's previous Ofsted, and they are seeking someone who can continue to help them improve the impact of it's work.

Please don't hesitate to get in touch if this role is of interest to you or perhaps someone you know.