Social Worker (Fostering)

Recruiter
Aurora Resourcing Limited
Location
Gravesend
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
10 May 2017
Closes
09 Jun 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A medium sized, creative and reflective IFA are looking for an experienced Social Worker to join their team in Gravesend, Kent.

They are looking for a committed social care professional with a strong knowledge of fostering legislation and practice issues who will be able to continue to deliver high standards of service.

Brief over view of responsibilities:

  • Recruiting of prospective foster carers
  • Completion of Form F assessments
  • Training and supporting foster carers
  • Attending and participating in LAC reviews
  • Promoting the welfare of children placed foster carers.

You will have:

  • A relevant professional qualification in social work
  • A good understanding and passion for securing positive outcomes for looked after children.
  • Good knowledge of fostering regulations, child care law and safeguarding issues
  • The ability to make objective professional assessments of children or young people.
  • The ability to work as a strong team player to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Access to a car and be prepared to travel across the region a required

This is a genuine opportunity to join a supportive, stable and growing organisation and would suit candidates with experience within a fostering or looked after children’s team.

We are able to offer a competitive salary based on the successful candidates level of experience plus a car allowance and other attractive benefits.

For further information and a job description, please send your CV and contact details via this advert or through the Aurora Resourcing website.