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Social Worker - Fostering

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, Looked After Children, Fostering
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
East of England
Location:
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Salary:
£29,909 to £36,153 per annum
Salary Description:
£29909.00 - £36153.00 per annum
Posted:
03/09/2020
Job Ref:
MR-108049

Social Worker - Fostering - Southend-on-Sea - Up to £36,876 per annum + £1,000 welcome bonus

Liquid Personnel is currently recruiting for an experienced social worker seeking a permanent position within a children's fostering team for a client based in Southend-on-Sea.

This client is looking for an enthusiastic, committed and innovative social worker. The successful candidate will have regular formal supervision as well as access to informal support and guidance from colleagues supervising social workers. This role will include undertaking initial screening and to complete family and friends' assessments.

Benefits of this Social Work Role:

* Relocation grant of up to £8,000
* Welcome payment of £1000 upon joining and a subsequent retention payment of £2000 per year
* A local government pension scheme
* Savings of up to £900 on childcare vouchers
* Car scheme that allows workers to drive new, fully maintenance, insured car at a lower cost

Required candidate experience:

* Providing support/supervision to foster carers
* Form F assessments
* Children and family assessments
* Undertaking initial screening
* Assessing prospective foster carers
* Conducting initial visits
* Reg 24 assessments
* Taking cases to the panel
* Liaising with other professionals
* Knowledge of relevant legislation
* Viability assessments
* Connected person assessments
* SGOs - Special Guardianship Orders
* PLO process
* Conducting duty tasks
* Assessment of kinship carers

Essential requirements of this Social Worker role:

* Social Work England registration
* Eligible to work in the UK
* Hold a full UK licence
* Post-qualified experience
* Completed ASYE

For more information please contact swapplications@liquidpersonnel.com

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 518 4078
Contact: Mozz Radwan

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