Fostering Social Worker - Birmingham - Home Based

Recruiter
NonStop Recruitment
Location
Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
13 Jun 2017
Closes
13 Jul 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Fostering Social Worker - Birmingham - Home Based

£28,000 - £32,000

My client is a provider of a range of services to children. They have an opportunity for a tenacious and flexible social worker to join their team in the West Midlands.

The role offers the flexibility of working to your own schedule. You will recruit, train, assess and supervise your own caseload of foster carers.

From the initial enquiry through to placement supervision, you will be the point of contact between the IFA and your foster carers. You will form strong relationships with your carers and the children in place to ensure that placements are suitable and stable. You will also provide an out of hours service for your carers, so flexibility is key.

Training and development

The IFA offers strong support for you in this role from both supervising social worker colleagues as well as managers. You will always have someone to speak to or meet with for supervisions or to ensure you are on the right track.

It is essential that you have direct experience of working with children who have challenging behaviour. The children placed with the IFA will come from a range of traumatic backgrounds and attachment issuee.

If you would like to apply for this role or find out more, please email your CV to Kevin Kendaru at , or call .

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