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Social Worker, Fostering Recruitment Team

Location: Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Salary: £35 - £36/hour
Posted: 8 days ago
Industry: Social Care
Contact Name: CV-Library
Belmont Recruitment are currently recruiting for an experienced Social Worker to join a Local Authority in the Rotherham area of South Yorkshire's Fostering Recruitment Team on an initial 3 month temporary assignment. This unique opportunity is currently offering an hourly rate of between £35 and £36 ltd. Duties & Responsibilities: * Responding to new enquiries from potential foster carers and conducting initial assessments * Undertaking complex fostering assessments within agreed timescales (usually 4 months from allocation to panel) * Ensuring that applicants have undertaken a health assessment and that all DBS checks are completed * Interviewing the referees of the applicant and passing the reports through to the Fostering Panel * Undertaking a handover visit with the Fostering Social Worker allocated to take over the ongoing support of the applicants * Speaking to each individual member of the household about the fostering task and their views The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years post qualifying experience of working within Children’s Services, ideally within a Fostering Department. Having knowledge of the Fostering Services Regulations 2011, Fostering Services National Minimum Standards 2011 and Special Guardianship Regulations 2016 is ideal. Please apply as soon as possible if this position would be of interest. For more information, please contact Chloe @ Belmont Recruitment