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Qualified Social Worker - Fostering Team

Location: MANCHESTER, LANCASHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 19.98-25.02 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: X3-479431

Our client, a Greater Manchester Local Authority is seeking a Qualified Social Worker to join the Fostering Team

Pay rate is £25.02 per hour.

The role will involve/require the following:

  • Recruiting mainstream foster carers, 
  • Completing initial visits and full fostering assessments of prospective foster carers.
  • Good assessment and report writing skills and be
  • Availability to work flexibly including outside of normal office hours when needed.
  • Supervising and supporting a caseload of foster carers,
  • Working with social work colleagues to identify suitable placements for children,
  • Training prospective and approved foster carers.

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:

  • A qualified social worker
  • Registered with SWE
  • Enhanced DBS check
  • A proven social work background across children and families social work
  • Knowledge of relevant Fostering Services legislation, standards and regulations
  • Experience of working in a fostering team is ideal, but not essential
  • A car owner / driver
  • Good organisational and analytical skills

During current climate role will be a combination of office days, working from home and home visits to meet service needs.

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)

Some facts about working for REED:

Here at REED we care and we’re professional – in an industry that doesn’t have the best reputation at times – I hope we stand out!

We are a family-run business and we just celebrated our 60th birthday!

We “Love Mondays” but we also technically work for free 1 day per week as 18% of our business is owned by the REED Foundation which supports good causes around the world.

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

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