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Social Worker - Fostering Team

Job Type:
Social Work
Social Worker
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
£31 to £31 per hour
Salary Description:
Up to £31 per hour
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Fostering Team - Sheffield - £31 per hour

An excellent opportunity has become available for an experienced Social Worker to join the Fostering Team in Sheffield. The successful Social Worker is required to assist with the recruitment, assessment, training and supervision of foster carers.

As a Social Worker, you will also support foster carers to meet the needs of children and young people referred to the fostering service.

Benefits of this Social Worker role:

* Stable authority
* Regular supervision
* Combination of office and home working available
* Flexible working hours

Duties of this Social Worker role:

* To maintain high standards of professional practice to provide positive outcomes for children, their families and carers
* To manage a caseload and ensure good practice in accordance with National Minimum Fostering Standards and relevant childcare legislation
* To support with the recruitment, retention and training of prospective and approved foster carers. This will require occasional evening and weekend working
* To assist in the duty system, involving the arrangement of foster placements as requested by district social workers
* To assist in monitoring the standards and quality of care provided to service users to ensure they meet the standards specified
* To prepare and present reports and maintain appropriate records in supervising carers in order to ensure adherence to Council policies and procedures
* To develop effective working relationships within the team and across services to ensure effective service delivery
* To actively promote team and service development
* To ensure safeguarding of children and young people and all other service users
* To contribute towards service development and participation work with young people
* Such other responsibilities allocated appropriate to the grade of the post

Essential requirements of this Social Worker role:

* Social Work England registration
* Social Work qualified
* Eligible to work in the UK
* Hold a full UK drivers' licence
* Post-qualified experience

Why Liquid Personnel?

* New 'Faster Pay' service getting you paid more quickly
* Twice weekly payroll
* Free DBS and compliance service
* Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
* Free access to Liquid's exclusive social work training and CPD portal
* Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
* Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK
* "Refer a Friend" bonus - get £200 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place*
* "Find your own job" bonus - get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. * Terms and conditions apply to our bonus schemes


Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 676 0642
Contact: Adam Shaw

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