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Fostering Social Worker

  • Job reference: ANGUSFSW
  • Location: Arbroath, Angus
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: We are recruiting for a Qualified Social Worker to take on a position within the Fostering tea min Angus Childrens Services. The position is for an initial 3-6 month ongoing period with rates from £27 - £30 per hour.

Candidates will work with children, families and potential foster carers, making assessments, forming care plans and arranging appropriate services to ensure the best possible social care is provided.

Job Purpose:
- Ensure that carers fully understand the fostering, competencies to be achieved and the standards expected, including complaints and representation procedures as detailed in the FCA policies and procedures.

- Provide and record regular supervision to allocated foster carers in line with FCA's Operational Standards.

- Work in partnership in a team parenting approach to help identify any needs within the foster family e.g. respite, activities, therapy, with all members of the child's network, including contributing to meetings and any other tasks required.

- Ensure each child and foster carer are fully compliant in respect of all key documentation.

- Attend meetings and provide reports for Commissioning Teams make informed and individual packages of care.

- Social Work Qualification
- SSSC Registration

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

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!