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Senior Social Worker - Fostering Team - Permanent

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Fostering
Seniority:
Senior Social Worker
Region:
West Midlands
Location:
Sandwell
Salary:
£34,788 to £39,782 per annum
Posted:
07/06/2019
Job Ref:
DS-89209

Senior Social Worker - Fostering Team - Permanent - Sandwell - £34,788 - £39,782p/a

We are currently partnered with Sandwell's Children's Trust in the West Midlands to provide a Senior Social Worker to their Fostering Service. This is a great opportunity to join a progressive and engaging trust in a non-frontline social work role. 

Benefits in this role:

  • Great transport links
  • Position that provides great career enhancement 
  • Friendly and supportive team
  • Supportive management 
  • Progression and Secondment opportunities 
  • Brand new offices and facilities - i.e. open plan 
  • Work flexibly - open to discussing hours

As a Fostering Senior Social Worker, you will need demonstrable experience of:

  • Providing support and supervision for task centred/respite/family and friends carers
  • Working with carers around their development
  • Supporting/assessing carers where there is concerns around their practice
  • Challenging carers where required to ensure they are meeting the needs of the children in placement
  • Attending panel to present cases
  • Assessing connected others and general foster carers
  • Being part of the daily duty system
  • Safer caring practices

You will have:

  • A social work qualification 
  • HCPC registration
  • Previous experience in a working with foster carers
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
For more information please contact swapplications@liquidpersonnel.com
Contact Details:
Tel: 02071676803
Contact: Damon Storer

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