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Fostering Social Worker

  • Job reference: JN THRK Fos
  • Location: Thurrock, Essex
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Thurrock Council have a position available for Locum Social Workers to join the Placement Assessment Team on a long term contract.

Are you a qualified Social Worker looking for the next step in your career or a Senior Practitioner looking for a new and opportunity? This is an exciting time to join the Thurrock Team. With reduced caseloads and flexible working you will enjoy the time to be the Social Worker you trained to be.


Thurrock Council are looking to recruit a Senior Practitioner within the Placement Assessment Team.
In order to be considered you would have demonstrable experience in assessments for: Form F's, SGO's, Kinship Care, Private Fostering.
The team also completes Step-parent and inter-country adoption assessments, so if you have experience in this area would be certainly be considered.
Case load consist of 6-8 assessments, one full day of Duty, one Initial visit per week. You will have to run the Skills to Foster Training every 12 weeks (3 full days or 6 evenings)

Requirements for this post

*HCPC registration.
*experience in SGO, Kinship Care or Private Fostering.
*Car Driver essential.

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact John at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 964 or apply direct to this posting.

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of any Social Workers 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.

Working with Service Care Solutions offers many benefits including:
*A specialist consultant within an experienced Social Work recruitment team
*Consistently excellent rates of pay
*An extensive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK
*Payroll service twice a week
*An extensive and exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK
*Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.
*Payroll service twice a week
*Ltd and PAYE payment options available
*Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
*Loyalty schemes / bonuses
*Disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge

If you are interested in applying for this role or if you would like information about any roles in your area please call me or drop me a message via this advert and I will call you back.

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know anyone who would be perfect for this