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Social Worker - Fostering

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Fostering
Social Worker
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
£31 to £31 per hour
Salary Description:
Up to £31.00 per hour
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Fostering - Sheffield - £31 Per Hour

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work for the Fostering Service in the Assessment & Recruitment team. We are looking for an enthusiastic, qualified and registered Social Worker to join a team of assessing social workers to assess potential foster carers. You will be joining a dedicated team committed to ensuring that safe and suitable foster carers are recruited across the city.
Due to the current Covid-19 restrictions, this role will primarily be home based. There is an expectation that the successful candidate will undertake at least two face to face visits to fostering applicants during the course of the assessment. SCC Covid-19 visiting protocol is to be strictly adhered to. The rest of the fostering assessment would be conducted via zoom. It is important that the successful candidate is proficient in using this system

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
* Conducting duty tasks
* 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

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.

Contact Details:
Tel: 07545674272
Contact: Lauren Machen

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