Qualified Social Worker – Fostering Team – Oxford, Oxfordshire

3D Recruit Central
£50,000 - £59,999
13 Sep 2018
19 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


  • Recruit a range of carers according to the needs of the children being looked after by the Department
  • Assess, prepare, train and support carers, including individual and group work
  • Undertake home studies/assessments on appropriate applications and present to Fostering Panel or file with the courts
  • Act as Supervising Social Worker to approved carers
  • Carry out Annual Reviews with all foster carers under the Fostering Regulations
  • Contribute to the assessment of the placement needs of children and young people and Family Find for them, according to their needs
  • Liaise with and work in close collaboration with other departmental staff and staff from other agencies, as required
  • Advise and assist in preparation of children for placement, either individually or in groups
  • To be a member of a Permanency or Fostering Panel, as required
  • To be involved in the development of new initiatives in accordance with the requirements of departmental policy
  • Provide advice and consultancy on family placement issues to colleagues within the department and other agencies, as requested
  • Attend LAC Reviews, Planning Meetings, Case Conferences, Panel, Court, Reviews, Team Meetings, Psychology Service Meeting and inter-agency meetings, as necessary or appropriate
  • This post holder is responsible for ensuring that all County Child Protection Policies are adhered to and concerns are raised in accordance with these policies


  • 2 years post qualifying experience
  • Qualified Social Worker BA/DipSW/CQSW or equivalent
  • Current registration with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Car driver


  • Pay rate: £27.50ph
  • In-house payroll company that prides itself on paying our locums on time
  • Your own dedicated consultant who will support you in finding a suitable role
  • We offer a £200 refer a friend/colleague bonus *

Apply now or get in touch for more information; 01296 826120 or email nikki@3DRecruit.com

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