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Social Worker - Fostering - Recruitment & Assessment Team

Job Title: Social Worker - Fostering - Recruitment & Assessment Team
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Essex
Salary: £30000 - £40750/annum
Reference: 204998663
Contact Name: CV-Library
Job Published: November 24, 2016 05:27

Job Description

Social worker - Fostering - Recruitment and Assessment Team Countywide Salary from £30,000 to £35,000 on appointment with performance related progression to £40,750 Permanent, full time contract The Role The Social Worker is responsible for the management of their own cases and foster carer recruitment. The role primarily involves undertaking Form F assessments, kinship assessments and Special Guardianship Order assessments (SGO), as well as creative recruitment activity working closely with foster carers and children in care out in the community on joint initiatives. Due to the nature of the role evening and weekend work is required as well as the occasional duty work. The team is therefore flexible to reflect the needs of their service users as well as their team members. We are fortunate to have a very passionate, driven, creative team consisting of social workers and outreach worker, foster carers and children in care who works together successfully to ensure that we creatively meet every challenge we have faced and to ensure that we recruit the right foster families to care for our most vulnerable children in Essex. If you are passionate about making a difference by being part of our Fostering Recruiting Team then this role is for you. Working for Essex welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation. Working for Essex is a trading name of Capita Resourcing Ltd. Services offered are those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business. Applicants will be required to register with us