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SOCIAL WORKER - FOSTERING / FAMILY FINDER / SUPERVISING SOCIAL WORKER / SUPPORT

Location: TAUNTON, SOMERSET Salary: 31.00 - 31.00 GBP Per Hour
Sector: Care Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 11 days ago Reference: 3112818
Somerset County Council is seeking 2 Social Workers for its Fostering service.

Both roles are full-time, offering £31 per hour and lasting 4 months initially.

Social Worker – Family Finder – based at County Hall

• Role to identify carers for children requiring permanent fostering placements
• Working closely with Placements team and colleagues in Fostering
• Must have experience of Children Looked After and/or Fostering
• You will supporting others, creating profiles of children needing permanent fostering placements
• You will be searching for these placements and assisting Children’s Social Workers with matching and developing support plans for those placements
• You will be assessment carers’ capacity to provide permanency for children

Supervising Social Worker – Fostering East Team
• You will be supervising and supporting foster carers
• You can be based either in Yeovil or Shepton Mallett

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.

Register with Reed for the first time or return to us after 6 months or more, secure this post or another with our agency and we'll reward you with £100 vouchers (restaurant, spa, high street - your choice!!).

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)


Requirements of the role:

• Qualified Social Worker
• Fully HCPC registered
• Must have Fostering / Children Looked After experience

Reed benefits:
• Dedicated expert consultant
• Online timesheets & pay management
• 3 payment methods available: Umbrella, PAYE & Ltd Co
• Automatic invoicing (Umbrella & Ltd Co)
• Regular progress reports and face-to-face service reviews
• Office hours 8am-6pm to provide support/advice
• Substantial Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Fund to put towards training or other development
• Reed Rewards, Reed Discount Club, Holiday pay, Statutory benefits & pension (PAYE only)
• Referral/recommendation bonus paid at up to £250

If you are interested in this role please call (0121 2372642), or e-mail (lindsey.morgan@reedglobal.com) - alternatively please recommend your friends or colleagues and receive £250 if we can find them work!

Key words
Supervising Social Worker
Social Worker
Fostering
Children Looked After
Looked After Children
CLA
LAC
Placements
Support
Carers
Permanency
Yeovil
Shepton Mallett
Taunton


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