Childrens Senior Social Worker 5 yrs

Little London
Up to £10,000
27 Nov 2020
30 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
Our client, a London Borough Authority is seeking a Senior Social Worker for their Fostering Team

Pay rate is £22.30 per hour (umbrella).

The role will require the following:
  • Keeping in frequent touch with the foster carers, their family and the children or young people in placement through regular statutory visits/supervision, telephone calls and via email.
  • Support, advise and guide foster carers in every aspect of their fostering career
  • Arranging any additional support services needed by the foster carers or children placed with them to enable placement success/stability
  • Supporting foster carers with attending meetings, writing reports, keeping records etc.
  • Supporting foster carers in enabling them to manage contact between the child/children in their care and their birth parents/relatives/friends
  • Identifying training needs of foster carers and supporting them in achieving their learning and development objectives. Facilitating foster carer support groups.
  • Working alongside the child/children's social workers in supporting the foster carers in implement the Local Authority's care plan for the child/children placed.
  • Undertaking foster carer annual reviews.

Are you considering a move? If not, could you pass this on to your friends and colleagues? â€" we are offering £250 for every successful recommendation!!

Requirements of the role:
  • Qualified Social Worker.
  • SW England registered.
  • 5 Years Post qualifying practitioner experience in Social Work
  • Considerable knowledge and understanding of recent childcare legislation
  • Considerable experience of working successfully in a multi-agency context
  • Knowledge of attachment, separation, and loss theories

If this is not the job for you, please have a think about whether you can recommend a friend or colleague â€" we are offering **£250** PER successful recommendation.

Would you consider joining us? I’m free to talk every week-day from 8am onwards and happy to take evening calls too if it’s easier. And if we’re very lucky, perhaps you might tell your friends too â€" don’t forget we offer £250 per successful referral.