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Foster Care - Supervising Social Worker

Location: WINSFORD, CHESHIRE Salary: 17 - 21.72 GBP Per Hour
Sector: Care Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 10 months ago Reference: 3101049
We are recruiting on behalf of a supportive and effective Local Authority in the Cheshire area, and we are seeking an experienced and passionate Supervising Social Worker to support foster carers and complete kinship assessments for the fostering panel and court on a locum basis.
The Role:
• Completing Form F assessments
• Training Potential Foster Carers
• Offering information, advice and support to children
• Liaising with other teams and agencies to provide a high standard of support
• Completing initial assessments, monitoring and reviewing individual cases
• Assisting in the development of the service
• Undertaking interviews of prospective adopters
The Candidate
• The candidate must have knowledge of theory and practice of care assessment, planning; detailed knowledge of legislation through professional qualification and relevant post qualifying experience.
• The candidate must also be HCPC registered with a recognised social work qualification, and must be able to drive.

Why Reed and what can we offer?

•Dedicated expert consultant
•Online timesheets & pay management
•Automatic invoicing (Ltd Co)
•Regular progress reports and face-to-face service reviews
•Office hours 8am-6pm to provide support/advice
•Recommend-a-Friend bonus for referrals
•Substantial Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Fund to put towards training or other development
•Reed Rewards and Holiday pay (PAYE only)

If this sounds like the new job for you, please contact Greg Collins ASAP on 0151 242 6428 or

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