Fostering Team QSW Vacancies - Colchester
- Full Time
Fostering Team QSW VacanciesColchesterFull Time Contract - 37 hours a weekPermanent 1 x Social Worker - Salary from GBP30,000 - 35,000 per annum1 x Senior Practitioner - Salary from GBP34,000 - GBP42,000 per annum
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. 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. What you'll need to join our Social Work teams You may be an experienced Social Worker looking to take the next step in your career or you may be a Senior Practitioner open to change and ready to innovate in an environment where you can stretch yourself professionally and make an impact individually. To play a key part in transforming the lives of children and families, you'll be a DIPSW, CQSW, CSS or equivalent graduate. You will inspire high standards from Social Workers around you, and shape practice standards within the service, delivering positive outcomes collaboratively. You will be a team player enabling your team to work well together under pressure. For this particular role you will need to have:
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