Therapeutic Fostering Social Worker - £33k

Nonstop Recruitment
Bristol (City Centre)
£30,000 - £39,999
10 Oct 2018
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Therapeutic Fostering Social Worker

A Local Authority which is based in the South West is seeking an experienced Social Worker to join their Fostering service.


  • Work with Children between 3-12
  • Use approaches including Social Learning Theory & Dyadic Development Therapy
  • Aimed at children and young people whose behavioural, emotional and social needs put them at risk of placement disruption
  • Work with Foster carers who are specially trained in the approaches noted above.
  • This role provides an opportunity to work with both carers and children directly, and to work in an intense and rewarding way with a small number of carers who work together as a team
  • This is an excellent opportunity to work with an innovative Local Authority which has taken a more therapeutic approach in order to help support children in care. The post will see you work closely with foster carers who have received specific training around behavioural, emotional and social needs enabling them to work with children who have a higher risk of placement disruption. As well as working with the Foster Carers you will be working directly with children.

    The Local Authority does offer Social Workers an excellent career pathway with opportunities to attend courses provided by external institutions as well as its own quarterly training programme. Furthermore those candidates who are career focused and keen to get into management will be able to benefit from the local authorities aspiring managers programme.

    To be considered for this post you should have experience of working within a Fostering team. You should also have a full driving license

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