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Family Placement Social Worker

  • Job reference: XMSFPSWBARN
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: I am recruiting for a Family Placement Social Worker within a large Fostering & Adoption service based in Edinburgh.

The Team are responsible for providing a social work service to Foster Carers/Adopters and Children/young people to ensure that the best outcomes for children and young people is achieved at all times in line with all statutory and regulatory requirements.

The post is for an initial 3 months ongoing full time, with rates of £25 per hour.

Duties:
- Carry out appropriate Social Work assessments in accordance with the specific needs of the service users.

- Produce Social Work reports to be used externally and internally outlining the support and needs of the service users.

- support to colleagues at Joint Supervision meetings.

- Represent the service at external and internal meetings.

- Adhere at all times to relevant Safeguarding procedures and immediately reporting child protection concerns internally in line with the client's policy and when appropriate to external bodies.

Fostering:
- Regular supervisory visits, including unannounced
- Maintain accurate case recording at all times
- Completion of Form F assessments
- Partake in the Duty System
- Attend relevant multi agency meetings such as LAC reviews
- Representing the organisation at internal and external meetings
- Producing qualitative reports to be shared with relevant external agencies

Adoption
- Maintain accurate case recording at all times
- Completion of PAR/Adoption assessments
- Attend relevant multi agency meetings such as LAC reviews
- Representing the organisation at internal and external meetings
- Family Finding
- Linking & Matching
- Producing qualitative reports to be shared with relevant external agencies

Requirements:
- Social work Qualification
- SSSC Registration
- PVG registered

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Theo at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 964 or email theo.mason@servicecare.org.uk

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed!