Social Worker to cover maternity leave - Fostering Team

South West London
£34800 - £37400 per annum
Jan 04, 2021
Feb 03, 2021
Jessel Samba
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Organization Type
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Full Time

Requirements for the role:

  • Professional Social Work Qualification
  • Social Work England registration
  • Completing thorough assessments, ideally Form F assessments
  • Understanding of the challenges faced by foster carers
  • Experience working within the signs of safety framework

This is an excellent opportunity for a Qualified Social Worker to join this Fostering team on a fixed term contract to cover maternity leave. The fostering service was inspected in September 2019 and achieved a "Good" rating in all areas, are committed to creating an environment where staff members can develop and ensure they are providing a quality service to vulnerable children and their families.

The Fostering Team are seeking to new two new Social Workers for a fixed term period to cover the maternity leave of members of staff. We have the fixed term opportunities for 12 and 6 months.

Fostering Qualified Social Worker responsibilities for the role:

  • Assessing mainstream foster carers and connected person's carers.
  • Supervising and supporting foster carers
  • Participating in the duty system where we place children with in house foster carers.

For further information on the role, please send your CV in a Microsoft Word format to Jess on or give me a ring on 0207 940 2100 Ext 7153.

Please don't hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions or want to be put forward for this opportunity.

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