Job Description

Please be aware this is a Long Term Temporary post to start ASAP.

The following is essential criteria:

– Degree in Social Work

– SWE Registration

– Right to work within the UK

A successful candidate must be: (List is not exhaustive)

  • Experience in managing support workers and or social workers
  • Deputising for Team Manager in absence/leave
  • Experience of working within a busy and fast paced fostering team
  • Knowledge and experience of LADO and OFSTED procedures and notifications
  • Knowledge and experience of LA Stability panels
  • Desired – knowledge and use of liquid logic
  • Supporting a small caseload of more complex foster carers, children and young people. Having sound knowledge of times in which support needs to be increased
  • Providing fostering families with support guidance and advice. Completing annual reviews and all associated paperwork within timescale
  • Duty rota, being included within the management duty rota – office based, one week at a time.
  • Office working day Thursdays for all staff (further office days as required to complete role), Opportunities to work from home.
  • Knowledge and experience of Safeguarding
  • Experience of quality assurance

5 years references required and gaps in employment history checked.

Duty is office based.

Thursdays are office based.

Any other meeting requiring in person meetings.

Please be aware this is a Long Term Temporary post to start ASAP.

What’s on offer for the Social Worker

· Excellent competitive pay rate – paid weekly!

· Excellent management structure with experienced leaders

· Desirable location with excellent transport links

· A stable and well-supported working environment

You must have:

  • A professional qualification in social work and experience of working with adults.
  • Social Work England registration.
  • Post qualified experience.
  • Enhanced DBS/Update service.
  • References required for the last 5 years of employment.

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

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