SOCIAL WORKER NEEDED - STOKE ON TRENT

Recruiter
Caritas Recruitment
Location
Stoke-on-Trent
Salary
£25,000 - £29,999
Posted
09 Oct 2018
Closes
17 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Stoke on Trent City Council are looking to recruit Qualified Social Workers in their Fostering team. This is a full time post, Monday to Friday.

Job duties:

  • Produce comprehensive, professional assessments of prospective foster carers using BAAF Form 'F' assessment model
  • Present well-written assessment reports and annual reviews to the foster panel within agreed timescales
  • Contribute to the foster carer's initial and post-approval training programme, including 'Skills to Foster' and contribute to running foster carer support groups.
  • Support a number of approved foster carers by regular visits, telephone calls, attendance at children's reviews and liaison with the child's Social Worker
  • Take responsibility for ensuring children are in safe, caring placements that offer protection
  • Undertake 'out of hours' on-call duty on a rota basis, and support foster carers dealing with crises and needing advice
  • Promote the service to Local Authorities liaising with appropriate Managers and Social Workers and ensuring information is given to facilitate matching all children's needs to suitable foster carers
  • Participate and support foster carer recruitment and retention campaigns that focus on a diverse mix of linguistic backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, locations and lifestyles in order to satisfy all types of referrals received by the agency
  • Work in a way that promotes anti-discriminatory practice at all times

If this sounds like the perfect job for you, please email info@caritas-recruitment.com with the reference JT3688

Working with Caritas Recruitment offers you a number of benefits including:

  • Award winning contractor care service with access to your own specialist, dedicated Consultant
  • Access to every social work job across 180 authorities and private organisations throughout the UK
  • Hot off the press personalised job alerts
  • Free "check your rate service" - Get paid the highest rates
  • Opportunity to earn up to £1,500 in Referral Bonus's per annum
  • Free DBS and compliance service

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