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Senior Social Worker - Fostering Team - Dudley

  • Job reference: DUDFOST0801
  • Location: Dudley, West Midlands
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Senior Social Worker - Fostering Team - Dudley - £29.93/hr LTD

We are currently looking to hire a senior social worker to join our client's fostering team in Dudley.

Benefits of this Senior Social Work roles:
* Great transport links
* Flexible working
* Position that provides great career enhancement
* Friendly and supportive team
* Supportive management
* Progression and secondment opportunities

Over view of role and responsibilities:
* To provide support and supervision to a small carer case load
* To work closely with any agencies and all staff to match children to families
* To assess and provide training to foster carers as per the needs assessed in a reactive and proactive manner
* To attend and produce reports for fostering panel meetings as necessary.
* To carry out an annual review of Foster families
* To support and attend a foster carer support group as needed.
* To exercise an understanding of the customs, traditions, culture and religions when dealing with children and foster families.
* To contribute to the development of the fostering service, to meet unmet needs and the demands faced by new legislation.
* To act, if required, as a member of Foster Care panel
* Be willing to work flexibly including evening and weekend work, when required, within the duty rota system or in emergencies.

Essential requirements:
* To be qualified as a social worker
* Experienced in managing a complex case load
* Experienced in court work and processes
* Good knowledge of child development
* Registration with the HCPC
* Eligibility to work in the UK


The benefits of working with Adam 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


To be considered; apply to this role, or call Adam on 01772 208964, or email adam.stone@servicecare.org.uk