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Fostering Social Worker

  • Job reference: TMGRICSWN
  • Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Fostering Social Worker
Nottingham City Council
3 Month Ongoing
£25+ per hour

To provide support and management to foster carers arising in the fostering service, This post carries caseholding responsibilities We are home working at present and this is reviewed regularly in-line with government guidelines.

1. To deliver good outcomes for children and young people through the undertaking of supervision of foster carers and support of Adopters and Special Guardians pre and post order and children post adoption order.

2. To ensure delivery of good outcomes for children through taking referrals completing timely assessments and implementing effective service plans for children and carers.

3. To maintain professional case records, inputting timely and accurate records onto the Department's information systems and accessing information from relevant registers.

4. To support homefinding and matching activities to ensure that children do not experience drift.

5. To work flexibly within the service and as a Social Worker across the Children in Care Service as part of the Safeguarding Directorate as appropriate and directed to develop the quality of services, ensuring a child centred approach and ensure plans for children are progressed in a timely manner.

Candidates will require the following:
- Social Work Degree
- HCPC Registration

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!