Social Care

fostering social worker

Full Time

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Would you like the benefits of a permanent staff member and still take home a salary that matches a locum member of staff?

If so we want to hear from you. Randstad supporting an Independent Fostering Agency to recruit a Supervising Social Worker for their office in Bolton. The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary ranging up to £36,000 depending on experience. Working from home is available however, you will be required to travel for the role, and therefore a car and a valid driving license are essential to the role.

Purpose of the role:

To recruit, support and develop the skills of our foster carers to ensure that we provide outstanding care and the best possible outcomes for our children and young people in our care.

To work in collaboration with all stakeholders and strive to ensure that the children and young people in our care reach their full potential.

To provide a comprehensive, flexible and high quality service to carers, children and young people in our care using legal, regulatory and statutory guidance to inform practice decisions and to safeguard and protect against harm.

To understand and contribute to the growth and continued development of the Fostering service.

Responsibilities:

Providing emotional and practical support to the agency's Foster Carers, ensuring that the child needs are being met

Undertaking monthly and announced visits to foster carer households

Competing Annual Reviews for existing carers and Form F Assessments for new ones coming into the agency

Participating in the Agency's Outs of Hours Rota

Personal Specification:
QSW Qualification
Social Work England Registration
Excellent knowledge of childcare legislation; specifically the Regulations and Standards for Fostering.
Successful management of large budgets / operations operating within financial constraints

If you are interested in this position please click above to apply now or if you would prefer a discreet discussion then please contact Ethan Proud on (phone number removed).

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing