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Date Added: Sat 28/01/2023

Childrens Social Worker Fostering Team

Wigan, UK
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Company: REED

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £35.00 per hour, Inc benefits

Are you looking to make a difference in Children's lives? Do you have social work experience of working within children's services? If so, this role is perfect fit for you.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced social worker to join Family and Friends Fostering Team as a Supervising Social Worker. The post is full time and will be reviewed after 12 weeks.

Location: Greater Manchester

Pay Rate - £35/Hr.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • To provide support and supervision to family and friends (connected carers) to assist them in providing excellent care to children
  • To undertake viability and Family and Friends assessments and present these to Fostering Panel
  • To assess and provide training/ development opportunities to foster carers
  • To prepare high quality, accurate and thorough reports for a variety of purposes e.g., LADO consultations, planning meetings, children’s reviews, fostering panels
  • To carry out an annual review of foster families
  • To contribute to the development of the fostering service
  • Be willing to work flexibly including evening work, when required
  • Be placed on the duty rota to undertake regulation 24 assessments and to respond to any emergencies
  • Reed are now offering a joining bonus of up to £250 for Qualified Social Workers. Terms apply.

Role Details:

  • SWE Registered
  • Must have 2 years of experience as a Qualified Social Worker in a similar team
  • Must hold UK Driving License

Benefits of working through Reed, include:

  • Dedicated Recruitment Consultant/Talent Acquisition Specialist
  • Aftercare services delivered by Candidate Care Team
  • Free CV building and Interview support
  • Free DBS checks
  • PAYE payroll option with addition benefits including holiday pay, healthcare, pension plus more 
  • CPD contributions
  • Access to full UK jobs market with top tier status across many public and private sector clients
  • Refer a friend scheme and earn up to £250
  • Supporting the Reed Foundation Which has given £9.5m to charity since 2010

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