Location: Barnardo's Fostering & Adoption Wales
Contract type: Permanent
Closing Date: 8 November 2021
Interview Date: 16 November 2021
Barnardo's Cymru Fostering Service has an exciting vacancy for a qualified and registered Social Worker (Social Care Wales) to join its Fostering Service. You will be joining a team who embraces working in a creative, open and transparent manner with foster parents to provide children with placements in which they can thrive.
As a Social Worker you have the chance to make a real difference in the lives of Children, Young People and Families by:
Along with a Social Work qualification, you will have a passion and drive to make a positive difference to children and foster parents.
The applicant will need to be able to participate in a "helpline" rota Out of Office hours. There is additional remuneration for providing this service.
The duties of this post require the applicant to have a full current driving license that enables them to drive in the UK and have use of a car and business use insurance. Barnardo's is, however, willing to consider any proposals put forward by applicants that would allow them to do the job by other means.
When completing your application please refer to your skills knowledge and experience in relation to the Person Specification, Job Description and Additional Information document (if applicable). This should be done with an understanding of the context of the service described.
Barnardo's believe in creating equality of opportunity in the workplace and supporting people to manage their work life balance we therefore offer flexible working arrangements as the role involves some evening/weekend working and travel with occasional overnight stays.
This is a home-based position; however monthly visits across South and West Wales will be essential for this role to visit foster families and attendance at meetings/training.
Please be aware that the JDPS covers both Fostering & Adoption, however this role will only involve working within our fostering team.
For an informal discussion, please contact Hayley Driscoll, Fostering Practice Manager on 07548 139190.
At Barnardo's we believe in children – no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through. Please read about our basis and values following the link below. You will be asked questions relating to them as part of the recruitment process for this role.
Barnardo's is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce for staff and volunteers. We actively encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic and male candidates as they are under-represented within Barnardo's.
Full details and application documents here
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