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Social Worker - Family & Friends Team / SGO Special Guardianship

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Fostering
Social Worker
North West
£24.97 per hour
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Family & Friends Team / SGO Special Guardianship - Lancashire - £24.97ph        

An opportunity has become available for a Fostering Social Worker to join the SGO/ Family and Friends Team within Preston. The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting SGOs and assessing connected carers. The role will mainly involve duty work, conducting initial visits and a completing a wide range of assessments. Experience of Court Work would be an advantage and is not essential. This is a unique opportunity to be part of such a specialist team. 

Benefits of working within the Family & Friends Team:
  • Competitive rate of pay
  • Onsite parking
  • Supportive and friendly working environment
  • CV Enhancement
  • Chance to expand skills within fostering and assessment
The successful Fostering Social Worker must have some experience of:    
  • Liaising with other professionals 
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation 
  • Working within either Fostering, Children Looked After or Permanence 
  • Attending Court/ Giving evidence in Court
  • Section 47s
  • Initial visits/Duty Work
  • Working with Public Law Outline (PLO) 
  • Form Fs
  • Completing Special Guardianship Orders
  • Writing a variety of assessments
  • Supervising and Supporting Foster Carers
  • Training and preparing Foster Carers and Adopters
  • Manging a diverse caseload
As a Social Worker within the Family & Friends Team you MUST be:    
  • HCPC registered 
  • Eligible to work in the UK 
  • A full UK license holder 
Why Liquid Personnel?

New ‘Faster Pay’ service getting you paid more quickly 
Twice weekly payroll 
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
“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 238 7491
Contact: Emma Cousins

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