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Social Worker - Fostering

Job Type:
Social Work
Social Worker
West Midlands
Dudley, West Midlands
£38,506 per annum
Salary Description:
Up to £38506 per annum
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Fostering Team - Permanent - Dudley - £37,475 - £38,506 per annum

Liquid Personnel are looking for an 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 working for Dudley as a Fostering Social Worker 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

Essential requirements:

* Social Work England registration
* 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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