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Advanced Practitioner - Fostering Team - Permanent

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Fostering
Senior Social Worker, Assistant Team Manager
Waltham Forest
£44,691 per annum
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Advanced Practitioner - Fostering Team - Permanent - Waltham Forest - paying up to £44,691p/a

Waltham Forest's Fostering Team is currently in need of an experienced social worker, who has experience of supervision, to join them as a permanent advanced practitioner. The fostering service in Waltham Forest has been re-shaped; bringing together its assessment and support service to provide consistency in the support provided to foster carers. 

Benefits include:

  • Competitive pay
  • Excellent annual pay
  • Working for and contributing to an innovative service
  • competitive pension scheme
  • Child care vouchers

As an Advanced Practitioner in a Fostering Team, you will:

  • Supervise cases as part of regular group supervision
  • Support colleagues in the PSG
  • Report to the Team Manager
  • Hold accountability for ensuring the safety of the foster carers, children and young people allocated
  • Hold a small, yet complex caseload of assessment and/or support cases
  • Exemplify best practice
  • There will be a separate stage one social worker to ensure timely responses to enquirers

You must have:

  • A social work degree or equivalent 
  • HCPC registration
  • Experience of working in a Fostering team
  • Demonstrable experience of giving supervision and holding complex cases

For more information please email

Contact Details:
Tel: 02070466213
Contact: Rachael O'Neill

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