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Social Worker - Private Fostering

Job Type:
Social Work
Social Worker
Waltham Forest
£38,994 per annum
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Private Fostering - Waltham Forest - £28,356 - £38,994 per annum

Our client in Waltham Forest is currently looking for a Social Worker to work within Private Fostering. They are looking for a Social Worker who is committed to establishing trusting relationships with carers during the assessment stage, building on this further post approval and supporting them during their first placements when they are at their most vulnerable.

To be successful in this Social Work position, you must have working knowledge of relevant legislation and experience of working within children’s services. You must be enthusiastic and highly committed to providing support and challenge to foster carers to ensure that the children of Waltham Forest receive quality care in a warm family environment.

As a Private Fostering Social Worker, you will be part of a service that supports its workers in the practice support group model and is involved in developing innovations such as the Mockingbird Family Model and Virtual Reality

Benefits of this Social Worker - Private Fostering role include:

  • Local Government Continuous Service
  • Pension Scheme
  • Childcare vouchers - annual savings of £933 on average

As a Social Worker - Private Fostering you will have experience of:

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

As a Social Worker - Private Fostering, you must be:

  • HCPC registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK 

For more information please email

Contact Details:
Tel: 02070466215
Contact: Nina Brun

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