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Children's Social Worker

Job Description

Due to an increase in the looked after children population we are looking for a qualified social worker who will have the skills and experience to complete viability reports and family and friends assessments.

You will have the experience in the following:

* Experienced social worker in fostering, preferably with safeguarding experience
* Experience in completing form C fostering assessments.
* Experience in presenting assessments to the fostering panel.
* Experience of completing viability, kinships and SGO assessments.
* Good working knowledge of fostering regulations/legislation and National Minimum Standards.
* Ability to work to court timescales.
* Ability to work closely with the local authority child care and legal teams.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Qualified Social Worker with relevant degree or equivalent qualification
  • Registered with Social Work England
  • Experience working with vulnerable children
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Full enhanced DBS

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying for this role please submit your CV via email to or call 01772 208964 to discuss the role with me directly.