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Social Worker - Fostering Team

Location: READING, BERKSHIRE Salary: 32 - 35 GBP Per Hour
Sector: Care Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 28 days ago Reference: 3066703
Reed are currently seeking experienced Fostering Social Workers to join a Fostering team managing placement requests for LAC. 

Job info:
Children’s Placement Officer

This role will co-ordinate and manage placement requests for Looked After Children (LAC) taking a lead on in-house fostering placements including those with multiple and complex needs and children with special educational needs. The post will ensure that placement sourcing is undertaken on the basis that it has been appropriately approved, meets the child’s needs, is cost effective, is within or as close to the borough as possible and is completed in a timely manner. The role will involve close liaison with the Council’s in-house foster carers and their supervising social workers, keeping a record of vacancies and individual arrangements.

Reed are also seeking Social Workers for the following teams across London: Care Planning, localities, CP, Children with Disabiltiies, Referral and Assessment plus more! 













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