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Social Worker - Fostering

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Fostering
Social Worker
East of England
£28 per hour
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Fostering - Cambridgeshire - £28 p/h

Our client in Cambridgeshire Kinship team is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Social Worker who is able to undertake connected persons assessments. The applicant will have a good understanding in the challenges facing Kinship carers, experience of completing reports and an ability to work intensively and autonomously whilst maintain good professional accountability with the Team Manager. 

The Social Worker for this post will be experienced in representing cases at panel, giving evidence in court and working with other Social Workers in securing good child focussed plans. At this time there are several Special Guardianship Assessments that require completion due to a vacancy within the team and an immediate start would be preferable. This is a stable authority where candidates must have previous fostering experience and be well-informed of the relevant legislation such as SGO's.

Benefits of the role as a Fostering Social Worker:
  • Good support and supervision
  • Competitive rates 
  • Access to My Liquid Rewards
The successful Fostering Social Worker will have experience of:
  • Experience of managing social workers, including ASYE social workers, - significant experience of working in children's social care 
  • Understanding of the private fostering regulations (with preference for experience in this area although not essential) 
  • Assessments of private foster carers as well as assessment of the needs of children
  • Providing support to foster carers
  • Form F Assessments
  • Assessing prospective foster carers
  • Conducting initial visits
  • Taking cases to panel
  • Liaising with other professionals 
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation
  • Holding complex cases
  • Viability assessments 
As a Fostering Social Worker, you must be:
  • HCPC registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Have a full, clean license 
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 235 6996
Contact: Amy Ormrod

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