Social Worker | Fostering | Gloucestershire

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Gloucestershire
Salary
25.00 - 27.00 GBP Hourly
Posted
28 Nov 2016
Closes
26 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Social Worker | Fostering | Gloucestershire

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Social Worker to work as part of a dedicated Fostering team with our client based in Gloucestershire.

The successful Fostering Social Worker will have experience of:

* To provide regular support via telephone and supervisory visits to foster carers, as outlined in companies policy, including annual unannounced visits which are all recorded.
* To participate in the recruitment of potential carers and identify training needs of foster families and deliver training as required.
* To undertake Form F assessments of potential foster carers and annual foster carer reviews and present these to the fostering panel in line with company policies and procedures.
* To ensure the necessary risk assessments are done for foster carers.
* To work in line with SSSC Code of Practice.
* To sit on a fostering panel as required.
* To take responsibility together with line manager for their own professional development - supervision, appraisal and training.

To apply for this the Social Worker must have:

* Relevant Social work qualification - DipSW, CSS, CQSW, PQ Award
* Post qualifying experience which should be in family placement work or post qualifying experience in other child care settings.
* A good working knowledge of relevant legislation including:- Children Act 1995 and elated regulations and guidance; in particular Guidance on Looked After Children Regulations 2009 and the Adoption and Children Act 2007

Salary is ??26ph

4Social Work is a specialist recruitment agency for Qualified Social Workers and care professionals.

We offer:

* An excellent referral scheme of ??250 for each successfully placed referral
* HCPC certified complimentary training

Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Social Work is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other Social Work vacancies in your area please contact Alex Tomkins (Apply online only)

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