Fostering Social Worker

Herefordshire, West Midlands
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW350716_1553001828
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2019-03-19
  • Location: Herefordshire, West Midlands
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-05-18
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

A brilliant opportunity has arisen for Children's Social Worker to join their Fostering Team within the Herefordshire area.

To work closely with children and their families, other staff within the Directorate and partner agencies to provide a range of services and support designed to protect children from harm and promote the welfare of children in need.

The responsibilities of the Fostering Social Worker includes:

  • To carry a caseload in line with the organisational needs of the Directorate
  • To assess the needs of children, young people, families and carers, take appropriate follow up action in consultation with colleagues, and to plan and implement suitable service provision to safeguard children from harm and meet their identified needs
  • To undertake preventative and supportive work with children and families in need
  • To undertake risk assessments
  • To promote effective planning for children and young people where there are ongoing needs due to Care, Supervision or Adoption Proceedings or Orders and Entry to the looked after system
  • To participate in training and development activities to ensure up to date knowledge and skills

Requirements of a Fostering Social Worker:

  • HCPC registered
  • 2 years recent experience working within Fostering Services
  • An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential

Salary: Up to £25.31 p/h, based on experience

If you would like to apply, to find out more about this role, or other Social Work roles, please contact Tradewind on 0203 743 6103 or email

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