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Assessing Social Worker, Fostering, Lewisham

  • Job reference: foster0302lewisham
  • Location: Lewisham, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Assessing Social Worker, Fostering, Lewisham

We are currently recruiting for an Assessing Social Worker to work in Lewisham, South East London. The role is to be base in the Fostering team.

The vacancy is to work Full Time hours and to start ASAP!

The post is initially for 5 months but may be extended.

Requirements -
*A degree or Masters in Social Work (or any other recognised equivalent qualification)
*SW England Registration
*Experience as a Social in a Fostering/Assessment team

About the role
*You will be responsible for the assessment of mainstream and supported lodgings providers.
*This will involve carrying out full assessments of an applicant's suitability to foster so strong assessment skills/ experience are essential.
*Through the recruitment and assessment of foster carers and supported lodgings providers, you will play an important role in meeting the department's objectives; achieving greater placement choice and a higher proportion of children being cared for by Lewisham's approved foster carers or moving onto independence.

Working with Service Care Solutions comes with many benefits, including: -
*£150 Registration Bonus (paid after 4 weeks in the role)
*Free Umbrella service through Arch Umbrella
*£250 a year towards any work related training you would like to undertake
*Costs covered for your SW England registration renewal (50% paid at time of renewal and remaining 50% paid the following year when due for renewal again, you must be working for us to claim this benefit)

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know anyone who would be ideal for this role, you will receive £250 for your referral once their probationary period has been completed!

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Nosheen at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964, or email