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Social Worker - Fostering

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Fostering
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
South West
Location:
Swindon, Wiltshire
Salary:
£35 to £35 per hour
Salary Description:
Up to £35 per hour
Posted:
09/11/2020
Job Ref:
KRA-120490

Social Worker - Fostering - Swindon - £35 Per Hour

Liquid Personnel are currently recruiting for a social worker for a busy and supportive fostering team for a client based in Swindon. We require an experienced fostering social worker who understands the role of both supporting and supervising foster carers. Ensuring placements are a high quality and meet the needs of some of the most vulnerable, complex children. The social worker needs to be organised and be able to manage complex situations, demonstrate an ability to assess risk and offer practical, pragmatic support to promote placement stability. The role is full-time, practitioners will be responsible for managing their own caseload of foster carers, alongside some duty related tasks

Benefits of this Fostering Role:

* Supportive team
* Stable authority
* CV enhancement
* Competitive rate of pay

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 panel
* Liaising with other professionals
* Knowledge of relevant legislation
* Viability assessments
* Connected persons assessments
* SGOs - Special Guardianship Orders
* PLO process
* Assessment of kinship carers

Essential Requirements:

* Social Work England registration
* Eligible to work in the UK
* Hold a full UK licence
* 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

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. * Terms and conditions apply to our bonus schemes.

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Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 235 6973
Contact: Kate Raistrick

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