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Fostering Social Worker

  • Job reference: SCCFSW
  • Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Role: Fostering Social Worker x 2
Location: Ipswich & Lowestoft (Suffolk)
Rate: £28PH
Term: 4 Month ongoing Full Time

The successful candidates will work with a specialist team of Social Workers and Practitioners to deliver a high-quality service to Suffolk Foster carers. The Short Term Fostering Team supervises and supports foster carers ensuring the needs of Children in Care are promoted effectively through their foster carer.

They will be allocated cases and will facilitate support groups and learning opportunities for these carers.

Experience/ Qualifications required:
* Candidates must have a minimum of 2 years post-qualifying experience in child protection and children in care.
* Experience working in fostering.
* Social Worker qualification at degree level or equivalent.
* Evidence of continued professional development.
* HCPC registration.
* Current enhanced DBS certificate valid to work with children.

Benefits of working with us:

- SCS will fund the £9 a week fee via ARCH Umbrella company!

- SCS will pay £150 to any new Qualified Social Workers after 4 weeks in an assignment

- SCS offer £250 for every Qualified Social Worker you refer over to us!(£150 after 6 weeks in the assignment and £100 after completing 12 weeks)

- SCS will offer £150 to Qualified Social Workers sourcing their own job and referring it to the agency!

- SCS will pay up to £250 each year to help with your Continuing Professional Development.

- SCS will pay a "Thank you" bonus to Qualified Social Workers after each 12-month period they complete with SCS.

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!