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Assessing Social Worker-Fostering Service

Location: SOUTH EAST LONDON, LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 30.00-32.00 GBP (UK Pounds) Per hour, inc Benefits
Sector: Community Care Services and , Qualified Social Workers Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: about 2 months ago Reference: X3-458034

Our client, a Local London Borough is seeking a Qualified Assessing Social Worker to join their Fostering Services Team

Pay rate is £32.00 per day (umbrella).

The role will involve/require the following:

  • Understand the needs of looked after children, have a passion for family placements for children in care.
  • Have a thorough knowledge of safeguarding, fostering services and related agendas, practice and policies, as well as thorough knowledge of all associated legislation.
  • Have experience of working directly with children, young people, families and carers.
  • Have knowledge of the assessment process and be able to evidence effective assessment and report writing skills.
  • Evidence ability to provide quality and timely assessments of mainstream, emergency foster carers and supported lodgings providers, evidence of robust assessment skills is required.
  • Have the ability to remain organised, formulate and maintain accurate plans, reports and records and the ability to meet deadlines is essential.
  • Have at least 2 years of post-qualifying experience in assessing prospective carers and must have a relevant social work qualification and registration.

Are you considering a move? If not, could you pass this on to your friends and colleagues? – we are offering £250 for every successful recommendation!!

Requirements of the role:

  • Currently registered with Social Work England;
  • Have a degree in Social Work;
  • Experience working in a similar role

If this isn’t the job for you, please have a think about whether you can recommend a friend or colleague – we are offering **£250** PER successful recommendation.

Please also remember we offer a substantial CPD fund!! Our Social Workers utilise their funds for training courses, books or to fund their trips to conferences and other relevant events. This can often be £500++++ !!! (depending on hours/days worked)

Would you consider joining us? I’m free to talk every week-day from 8am onwards and happy to take evening calls too if it’s easier. And if we’re very lucky, perhaps you might tell your friends too – don’t forget we offer £250 per successful referral.

CALL: 0151 242 6248
EMAIL:  patrick.hughes@reed.com

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