Job Description

The Connected Persons Service was formed as a new team responsible for assessment, approval and supervision of connected carers since November 2020. At this time, the establishment was formed in line with the other fostering service areas. Within the fostering service, the connected person’s team receives referrals from the CP & Court Team and the FRT and as such our work flow and capacity is linked to the increase referral rates and need in the borough.

We are looking to recruit a Social Worker with particular experience in assessing and supervising connected carers.

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES OF THE JOB To provide a high quality professional social work service to children and their families across the Borough, in accordance with Legislative requirements, the policies and procedures of the Service/Council by : 1. Assessing the needs of individual children and their families for social care service 2. Designing and arranging for provision of appropriate care services 3. Providing direct social work assistance to children and families 4. Establishing and developing effective collaborative working relationships with other agencies in pursuance of effective service provision

You must have:

  • A professional qualification in Social Work and experience of working with Children
  • Social Work England registration or Social Care Wales registration for North Wales.
  • Post qualified experience.
  • Enhanced DBS/Update service.
  • References required for the last 5 years of employment.

What’s on offer for the Social Worker?

  • Excellent competitive pay rate
  • Excellent management structure with experienced leaders
  • Desirable location with excellent transport links
  • A stable and well-supported working environment

Benefits of working with

  • Free on-going training opportunities upon registering as part of our commitment to you.
  • Competitive Rates of pay
  • In house payroll, providing weekly payments and support
  • Enhanced DBS completed.
  • Support and expert advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
  • An assigned dedicated & experienced consultant
  • Various employment opportunities in your preferred geographical area
  • Flexible hours to meet your needs, full or part time
  • Recommend a friend bonus scheme
  • “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

If you would like to find out more information about this role, or other opportunities please visit to apply or feel free to click the 'Apply' button below or contact the team on 0161 4199285*