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Social Worker - Fostering Connected Persons

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, Fostering, Children In Need
Social Worker
East Midlands
£34,155 to £37,237 per annum
Salary Description:
£34155 - £37237 per annum + £4,000 Recruitment Bonus
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Fostering Connected Persons - Northamptonshire - £34,155 to £37,237 per annum + £4,000 Recruitment Bonus

Liquid Personnel are currently recruiting for an experienced Social Worker to join the Fostering Connected Persons Team based in Northamptonshire.

In this role you will assess and support potential Connected Persons carers who have come forward through the PLO process to offer a long-term placement for children who are connected to them. This involves working with extended family and friends who have an existing relationship with the children

Benefits as a Fostering Connected Persons Social Worker include:

* Excellent starting salaries
* £4,000 recruitment bonus
* Generous annual leave entitlement (Up to 27 days rising up to 32 days with continuous service)
* Flexible working environment
* Progression and development opportunities
* £8,000 relocation package

Duties as a Fostering Connected Persons Social Worker include:

* Assess potential Special Guardianship carers or Connected Persons foster carers
* Apply critical reflection and analysis to inform and provide a rationale for professional decision-making
* Use judgement and authority to intervene with individuals, families and communities to promote independence, provide support and prevent harm, neglect and abuse (PCF requirement)
* Work to a range of legal options to support investigation and protection and give evidence in court in relation to care proceedings
* Liaise with colleagues in own and other departments and external agencies in order to gather information and resources necessary for assessment and care planning activities

Requirements as a Fostering Connected Persons Social Worker include:

* Social Work England registration
* Eligible to work in the UK
* Hold a full UK licence
* Post-qualified experience
* Degree level or equivalent in Social Work


Contact Details:
Tel: 020 3967 0932
Contact: Jamie McNabb

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