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Fostering Social Worker

  • Job reference: MBFSWWBC211020
  • Location: Warrington, Cheshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced Social worker to join Warrington's Fostering Team as a Supervising Social Worker. The post is full time for a 6 month period to cover maternity leave.


Brief over view of role and responsibilities:
*To provide support and supervision to a number of mainstream and family and friends foster carers to assist them in providing excellent care to children
*To work closely with staff within the service and social work teams to effectively match children to families
*To assess and provide training/ development opportunities to foster carers
*To carry out an annual review of Foster families
*Be involved in the recruitment and assessment of foster carers and undertake Regulation 24 and viability assessments


You will be/have:

*A qualified social worker
*Registered with SWE
*Enhanced DBS check
*A proven social work background across children and families social work
*Knowledge of relevant Fostering Services legislation, standards and regulations
*Experience of working in a fostering team is ideal, but not essential
*A car owner / driver
*Good organisational and analytical skills



The benefits of working with Michael at Service Care Solutions:
*You will receive a £150 joining bonus after completing 4 weeks of your first
assignment with us
*Free umbrella service for new candidates
*You will receive a dedicated and personal consultant with a vast knowledge of social work
*We provide frequent updates of new opportunities via text and email
*We are a nationwide supplier of Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities
which means we have a wide variety of exclusive roles based all over the country
*We have an expert payroll service which is processed twice a week

At Service Care Solutions we also offer a £250 bonus for referrals! If you think you know someone who would be ideal for this role and they are placed in the job you will then receive £250 at the end of their probationary period.

To apply for this role, or to refer someone else, then please do not hesitate to contact Michael at Service Care Solutions on 01772208964 or email Michael.butler@servicecare.org.uk with your CV.