Fostering social worker – Connected Persons Team

This is an opportunity for a senior social worker to join the busy and expanding Connected Persons Team, initially on a 12 months fixed contract. As a team we complete all Reg 24 Connected Persons assessments, offer support to families who have a Special Guardianship Order and supervise all Private Fostering arrangements. We are looking for a worker who can focus on completing initial viability assessments where children may be placed in Reg 24 assessments as well as being part of the team’s duty rota. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic and can undertake thorough and comprehensive assessments which identify whether the potential carers can meet fostering standards.

If you would like more information on the role, please feel free to call Katie Day informal contact or Charlotte Allcock (07969256269) for a further discussion about the role.

We are committed to fairness and social justice and welcome applications from everyone. We value our diverse workforce and aim to work together to make the most of our differences. Under the Disability Confident Scheme, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

Full-time employees work 37 hours for 52 weeks of the year and we offer a generous holiday entitlement. We are open to discussions about a wide range of flexible working opportunities, which benefit you and the Council.

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