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Social Worker (G442)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 02/06/2017 12:00
£24,964 - £31,601 (Career Link Grade)
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Job details 

Closing date:
2 Jun

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Reference: G442

Department: Children’s Care

Service Area: Children’s Services

Salary: £24,964 - £31,601 (Career Link Grade)

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contractual Status: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated individual to join our busy and successful Family Placement service.

The post will primarily revolve around the recruitment, assessment and support of adopters and foster carers and will include the delivery of preparation, training, assessment, recruitment, provision of skilled professional support and first point of contact for people interested in adoption and fostering. You will also implement and develop systems to improve timescales and support to potential and approved adopters and foster carers.

The successful applicants will:

• Have a DipSW or equivalent qualification
• Have experience in children and families work, including the placement of children in fostering and/or adoptive placements
• Have excellent communication skills and some experience in presenting and/or delivery of training
• Have excellent assessment and report writing skills
• Be able to demonstrate that you are registered with the HCPC

The above post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Progression through the career link grade will be determined if and when specific criteria is fulfilled.

Closing date: Friday 2nd June 2017 by 12 noon.

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