Fostering and Adoption Social Workers - East Berkshire

Recruiter
Iris Resourcing
Location
Berkshire
Salary
37900.00 GBP Annual + + excellent benefits
Posted
05 Jul 2017
Closes
18 Jul 2017
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A unique, stable and growing not for profit service require Fostering / Adoption Social Workers for permanent roles across both their independent Fostering and Adoption Agencies: both are established services covering the East Berkshire / West London regions. This organisation holds a unique and growing approach in the local fostering and adoption markets:

Both their fostering and adoption offerings operate as independent agencies, with clear, strong leadership and exciting goals and a clear focus on the future. The roles within the service are as a result of internal promotions and / or service growth and have been created to support the new service needs and vision. This is a positive and exciting time to join a service which is looking forwards and as such offers a rewarding place to work combined with career opportunities.

Easily accessible with great road and rail links, it is close to the M4 and M40 and is commutable from the West Country and London.

You will be / have:

  • A qualified social worker
  • HCPC registered
  • Strong post qualifying experience working within children's services
  • Good understanding of the fostering / adoption process and sector
  • Ideally have post qualifying experience within fostering / adoption services, either from a Local Authority or independent agency
  • An excellent communicator, negotiator and problem-solver
  • A car owner / driver

Salary is to GBP37,902 + generous pension scheme. Other benefits include free on site parking, paid HCPC registration and a generous leave entitlement. There is also the option of flexible working.

This is a great opportunity for a Fostering or Adoption Social Worker who wants a new challenge, or an experienced Children's Social Worker who is keen to move in to the fostering / adoption / family finding sectors.

For further information around the organisation, to discuss the roles available and to receive further details and a JD(s), please contact Harriet Connolly on / /

Iris Resourcing is an unrivalled specialist resourcing partner to the looked after children's social work sector, with a targeted focus across fostering & adoption: with a focus on permanent recruitment, we work strategically to find the ideal fit, matching experience, skills and aspirations.

If the above role is not suitable, but you are looking for a move within the sector, please do make contact to discuss what you may be looking for and other available opportunities.