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Social Worker - Fostering Team

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Fostering
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
North West
Location:
St. Helens, Merseyside
Salary:
£32,029 to £34,788 per annum
Salary Description:
£32029.00 - £34788.00 per annum
Posted:
05/11/2019
Job Ref:
KL-98649

Social Worker - Fostering Team - St. Helens - up to £34,788 per annum

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Social Worker to work in a Fostering Team in St Helens.

In this role as a Social Worker you will be required to support Foster Carers including completing their supervisory visits, along with being involved in the recruitment, assessment and training of foster carers. Located at the heart of England's North West - midway between the cosmopolitan cities of Liverpool and Manchester, and within a 90-minute drive of the Lake District. St.Helens has a varied and growing affordable residential offer, ranging from town centre apartments to urban villages and rural located executive and family homes. Schools in the Borough obtain strong exam results and are experiencing year on year increases in performance. In short, St. Helens offers a quality of life that few locations can.

Benefits as a Fostering Social Worker:

* Recruitment and Retention allowance of up to £2000
* Free parking
* Generous annual leave
* Huge investments in Child's Services
* A strong, permanent senior management structure
* Low average caseloads for Social Workers
* No hot desks
* A strong, resilient Council, that respects and values the individuality and diversity that every employee brings to the Council
* A positive, open and working environment
* Attractive salary and relocation package
* Excellent pension scheme
* Car user allowance

Duties as a Fostering Social Worker:

* Provision of supervision and support to foster carers
* Undertake foster home reviews
* Placement planning
* Support and review meetings
* Cause of concern and LADO referrals
* Attend and facilitate foster carers Support Groups
* Participation in training
* Duty and team meetings

Essential Requirements:

* HCPC registered
* Eligible to work in the UK
* A full UK license holder
* Post-qualified experience

Why Liquid Personnel?

* New 'Faster Pay' service getting you paid more quickly
* Twice weekly payroll
* 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 *

For more information please contact swapplications@liquidpersonnel.com

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 974 1670
Contact: Kelsey Longley

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