Qualified Social Worker - Fostering Team - Successful and Child Focused IFA

Aurora Resourcing
£32,000 - £34,000
05 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Full Time
An excellent and repeatedly ‘outstanding’ IFA, also with a therapeutic service, are looking for an enthusiastic, independent and skilled social worker to work within highly respected agency. The post will involve supporting carers across South Devon to improve the outcomes and lives of looked after children, delivering a high quality fostering service. You will be supporting foster placements across Ivybridge region, with office based in Ivybridge. The agency are continually growing and developing and do not let the fact that they are repeatedly outstanding get in the way of always improving their services. Your input and influence will be valued and appreciated as they look for Social workers that share their same caring vision for looked after children. Overview of responsibilities: Supporting a caseload of carers with therapeutic / foster placements as required. Being involved in the recruitment campaign for foster carers. Undertaking assessments and approval of foster carers as required. Training foster carers in both Skills to Foster Supervising foster carers in accordance with Fostering Regulations. The post holder will be supported and supervised regularly. Relevant training will be provided and a comprehensive induction into the job role. This is an exciting opportunity to work directly with children and young people in a supportive environment. The post holder will also have contact with therapists, SSW’s, Individual Workers and Social Work Assistants and be part of the team helping to stabilise and care for the child / young person. You will: Be a qualified social worker and HCPC registered Be a car owner / driver and be prepared to travel across the Devon region Ideally have prior fostering experience Have strong experience across children’s services Live in the South Devon region How to Apply For an informal chat around the role and agency please call 0121 516 3983 / 07930697422. You can also apply and show interest quickly by sending your CV to liamauroraresourcing.co.uk