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Fostering Team - Social Worker - Supervision

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Fostering
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
South West
Location:
Gloucestershire
Salary:
£28 per day
Posted:
04/08/2017
Job Ref:
LSM61683

Fostering Team - Social Worker - Supervision - Gloucestershire - £28 per hour

A great opportunity has opened up in Gloucestershire. If you are an experienced Social Worker with recent Fostering experience and feel you are ready for a new challenge, then this could be the role for you.

This role is fostering support and development team.  The role will involve you to participate in the duty rota system, working in partnership with Children's social workers to co-ordinate safe and appropriate foster placements for children in Gloucestershire

As a Fostering Team - Social Worker, your duties will include:

  • To undertake supervisory visits in line with policy and legislation.
  • To write detailed referrals, profiles and reports that reflects an understanding of the needs of Looked after Children requiring a Shared care resource and a commitment to culturally sensitive practice addressing the needs of children and young people with disabilities.
  • To liaise, problem solve and negotiate with social workers, foster carers, independent fostering agencies and members of the public to ensure the best interest of the child are met.        

You will have experience of:          

  • Liaising with other professionals
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation
  • Holding complex cases
  • Proving support to foster carers
  • Form F Assessments
  • Assessing prospective foster carers
  • Conducting initial visits
  • Taking cases to panel        

Benefits of the role:     

  • Varied caseload
  • Good level of client interaction
  • Autonomy in role
  • Training opportunities
  • Good rate of pay

You will be:          

  • HCPC registered       
  • Eligible to work in the UK       
  • A car driver              

Why Liquid Personnel?

  • Discounts on groceries, clothing and many high street stores with “My Liquid Rewards” 
  • Free DBS and compliance service 
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies   
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge 
  • Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK 
  • Networking opportunities at numerous candidate events 
  • “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 
  • Twice weekly payroll 

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. 

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 234 9787
Contact: Leo Smith

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