Fostering Social Worker

Recruiter
Charles Hunter Associates
Location
Warwickshire
Salary
29000.00 - 34000.00 GBP Annual + + Amazing benefits
Posted
04 Oct 2017
Closes
01 Nov 2017
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Fostering Social Worker - Warwickshire

A salary of up to GBP32,000 + terrific benefits

An "Outstanding" rated and ambitious Therapeutic Independent Fostering Agency require a Fostering to join their engaging and supportive fostering team where there is a great scope for career progression.

To be a successful candidate, you will need to be fully committed to the role and the organisation as this organisation invests heavily in their staff.

Are you:

  • An experienced social worker?
  • A driven individual?
  • Passionate about Fostering?


Benefits:

  • Salary of up to GBP32,000 per annum
  • An excellent travel package (A Car Allowance GBP2,100 & Mileage 0.45 ppm/Company Car & Fuel Card)
  • An incentive based Annual Bonus of 15% of Annual Salary
  • 30 days' annual leave + bank holidays
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Company pension
  • Life Insurance
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Other terrific benefits


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Building relationships with Foster Carers and Foster Children
  • Supervising, Assessing & Training Foster Carers
  • Promoting the welfare of Children placed with Foster Carers
  • Attending LAC Reviews
  • Safeguarding Children
  • Supporting the organisation in ensuring that the service is run in line with the Government Legislation, Regulations and Standards, together with the Inspecting Body


Requirements:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Significant experience of working as a Children's Social Worker, preferably withing Fostering or in a LAC team
  • Experience or knowledge of Therapeutic Fostering (desirable)
  • An excellent knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care, Fostering and Adoption including the Children's Act 1989 and its application to Social Work practice
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence and have access to a vehicle to travel to other areas

CLOSING DATE: ASAP

Want to apply?

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