Children's Fostering Social Worker

Recruiter
Seven Resourcing
Location
Bradford
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
23 Nov 2020
Closes
28 Nov 2020
Ref
1834371403
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Seven Social Care is looking for a qualified Children's Social Worker to fill an exclusive opportunity specialising in the wellbeing of children within the Fostering Assessment Team across Bradford.

The role:

To contribute towards the provision of a Social Services in community, residential, alternative and Health Care settings. In particular to provide a social work service to Children, Young People and Families, including assessment, case planning and reviews. To provide a social work service within the policy and practice procedures of the Department

Key Responsibilities:

· Undertake preventative work with families, providing them with support material aid and financial assistance to diminish the need for care or accommodation.

· Investigate complaints of neglect and ill-treatment of children.

· Provision of accommodation.

· Receive children committed to the care of the Authority and use Child Assessment and Emergency Protection Orders.

· Accept responsibility for and supervision of children in care and set up reviews of such cases at defined intervals.

· Undertaken investigations into prospective family, friends and foster parents and supervise fostering arrangements in both private and Local Authority approved cases.

· Give evidence in the Courts in care and other proceedings which the Authority may institute, including the presentation of reports.

· To undertake training to ensure career development.

· To act in accordance with the priority and policies of the Children's Division and Department.

· Liaison with other agencies and organisations in line with the responsibility outlined above, in order to fulfil the provisions of a social work service.

· To provide an access to service for client groups other than Children, Young People and Families.

· Will facilitate maximum user consultation and participation in line with policy.

· Provide training for and supervision of social work students and volunteers.

· Participate in the provision of training throughout the Department.

· Act as a member of a Professional Development Group or s Service Planning Group.

Applicant Requirements:
  • Qualifications: Social Care Degree
  • Experience: Experience within Fostering Teams
  • Compliance: Up to date SWE registration and DBS.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37 hours p/w.

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