Social Worker (6 Months EXP) - Fostering Team - Sheffield

Capita Resourcing
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Supervising Social Worker - Fostering Team - Sheffield - £25ph

A great opportunity has opened up in Sheffield for a Social Worker to join a Fostering Team.

The role is to support, advise and guide foster carers in every aspect of their fostering career by:

Keeping in frequent touch with the foster carers, their family and the children or young people in placement through regular statutory visits/supervision, telephone calls and via email.
Arranging any additional support services needed by the foster carers or children placed with them to enable placement success/stability
Supporting foster carers with attending meetings, writing reports, keeping records etc.
Supporting foster carers in enabling them to manage contact between the child/children in their care and their birth parents/relatives/friends
Identifying training needs of foster carers and supporting them in achieving their learning and development objectives.
Working alongside the child/children's social workers in supporting the foster carers in implement the Local Authority's care plan for the child/children placed.
Undertaking some foster carer annual reviews.

Benefits of the role as a Fostering Supervising Social Worker:

Varied caseload
Good level of client interaction
Autonomy in role
Good rate of pay

As a Fostering Supervising Social Worker, you will have experience of:

Liaising with other professionals
Knowledge of relevant legislation
Proving support to foster carers
Assessing prospective foster carers

As a Fostering Supervising Social Worker, you will be:

HCPC registered
Eligible to work in the UK
A full UK license holder

Benefits of working for Medicare First:

* Free DBS and compliance service
* Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
* Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
* Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK
* Networking opportunities at numerous candidate events
* "Refer a Friend" bonus - get £200 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place

Please contact Zac Carter for more details on (Apply online only) or