Fostering Senior Social Worker

Shropshire, West Midlands

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW1405C_1557844360
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2019-05-14
  • Location: Shropshire, West Midlands
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-07-13
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment
  • To hold a recognised social work qualification registered with the HCPC
  • To manage a caseload of Foster carers/carers with various levels of complexity and lead on complex assessments and provide evidence as necessary in court proceedings
  • To promote close and constructive relationships between Foster carers/carers with children, case managers, young people and their families, and partner agencies.
  • To work in partnership with foster carers/carers, case managers, Independent reviewing officers, a range of statutory, independent and voluntary services to develop and implement care plan objectives and outcomes.
  • To actively participate in reflective practice group and supervision meetings as required.
  • Provide expert professional opinion and support the practice of colleagues within their team regarding complex cases and act as a resource base for other staff and students when delivering services to foster carers/carers, children, young people and their families.
  • Liaise with colleagues in own and other council services and external agencies in order to gather information relevant to assessment foster carers, special guardianship applicants, private fostering arrangement and short breaks arrangements.
  • Maintain and update case notes and other records, write reports as required
  • Undertake duty tasks as part of the duty rota.
  • Effectively assess and manage risk.

To discuss this opportunity further please contact Olivia Stembridge on 0203 743 6103

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Fostering Senior Social Worker

Shropshire, West Midlands