Social Worker Family Placement Team Windsor £35ph

Recruiter
Tripod Partners
Location
Windsor, Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead
Salary
£32 - £35/hour
Posted
06 Jul 2017
Closes
05 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Interim
Hours
Full Time
Family Placement Team in Windsor and Maidenhead require an experienced Social Worker. Immediate start and on-going contract. Paying up to £35 per hour.

The main purpose of this post is to deliver statutory services to the local community in the fields of fostering, adoption and respite care and to support the Borough’s foster carers.

Responsibilities:
• A significant function of this post is to supervise and offer advice and support to the Borough’s foster carers.
• To lead in placing children who become looked after with appropriate carers
• To lead in recruiting, training, and assessing suitable foster carers, and respite carers so that children have suitable placements.
• To lead in recruiting and assessing suitable prospective adoptive parents, so that looked after children have access to suitable long term placements.
• To support and supervise adoptive carers with children in placement.
• To prepare analytical and evidence based home study and group assessment reports for the Fostering and Adoption Panels, so that suitable carers can be approved.
• To lead on home-finding and contribute to long term planning for looked after children by liaising with other professionals and attending meetings.
• To undertake Schedule 2 51 Birth counselling under the Adoption and Children Act for adults who have been adopted.

Working with Tripod Partners offers you a number of benefits including:
- Your own dedicated specialist consultant
- Access to the widest variety of social work jobs across 150 authorities and private organisations throughout the UK
- Prompt and reliable payroll
- Free DBS and compliance service
- £300 referral fee

For more information, please contact Dylan at Tripod Partners or send your CV via this job advert