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Social Worker - Fostering Team - Permanent

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Fostering
Social Worker
West Midlands
£37,475 per annum
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Social Worker - Fostering Team - Permanent - Dudley - £37,475p/a

We are recruiting for a experienced Social Worker to work in a Fostering Team in Dudley.

The fostering team is responsible for the recruitment, assessment, support and training of both mainstream and family and friends carers. In addition, we have a therapeutic, multi-dimensional treatment foster care programme.

Your benefits as a Fostering Social Worker working for Dudley include:
  • Manageable cases loads
  • High quality professional supervision
  • A bespoke induction package 
  • Agile working - working from home and flexi time arrangements 
  • Onsite free parking 
  • Generous relocation package 
  • Local Government Pension Scheme 
  • A generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Defined career progression and pathway opportunities 
  • Car sharing scheme 
  • A cycle purchase scheme 
  • Childcare vouchers  
  • Travel pass 
As a Social Worker within a Fostering Team you will:
  • Provide an efficient and cost effective service to young people
  • Make sure all service users have a professional and comprehensive pathway plan and risk assessment  
  • Investigate, evaluate and analyse information on cases
  • Ensure adequate recording that evidences practice
  • Develop practice which takes a holistic view of the individual
  • Need to be familiar with Equal Opportunities, good practice and the Council requirements for diversity
  • Ensure that all case management complies with the statutory requirements
  • Ensure the team manager is kept fully appraised of problems arising from workload
  • Attend reviews, various meetings and court when/if required for each case
You must be:
  • HCPC registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Qualified as a social worker
  • Experienced in similar roles
For more information please contact

Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 167 6803
Contact: Damon Storer

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