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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 ( - alternatively please recommend your friends or colleagues and receive £250 if we can find them work!

Key words
Supervising Social Worker
Social Worker
Children Looked After
Looked After Children
Shepton Mallett

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