Ideally located in Leeds, Bradford or Wakefield
(37.5 hours per week)
£31,401 – £36,272 (dependent on experience)
+ 45p a mile travel, 40 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays) and 10% employer contribution pension scheme
We are seeking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic SSW for our friendly team, working primarily from home.
There will be involvement in recruiting, assessing, supervising and supporting Foster Carers to support us in maintaining our quality fostering service for looked after children. The role involves recruitment of foster carers, travel to the homes of our foster carers as required (which will sometimes involve travelling distances), leading occasional projects, running and delivering training and support groups, and taking part in an ‘out of hours’ duty system (3 times a year).
Applicants need to be able to take a flexible approach to working, have proven fostering experience (demonstrating significant experience of working within Children’s Services) and be able to demonstrate outstanding people, report writing, organisation and recording skills. Applicants must hold a Diploma or BA in Social Work (or equivalent Social Work qualification) and are required to be registered with Social Work England.
To allow our Social Workers to provide a thorough, personal and meaningful service to our fostering families, FCC believe that caseloads need to be manageable. We are a ‘not for profit, value based organisation’, putting the needs of our children and carers first and are looking to appoint a Social Worker who is as passionate about this as we are.
To discuss this role further, please contact Steve Field – Director of Child Care or Barbara Bull – Head of HR/Deputy CEO, on 01684 892380.
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Please send all completed application forms to:
The Foster Care Co-operative
Spring Lane North
Or via email to: email@example.com
FCC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosures Barring Service clearance at enhanced level. CVs will not be accepted; all applicants must complete an application form.
FCC is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.
Full details and application documents here.
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