Qualified Social Worker - Fostering

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Role: Qualified Social Worker 
Location: West Midlands
Team: Fostering Service
Pay: £33.30 per hour
Contract: Full-Time Locum
In the office: Hybrid

Embark on a rewarding journey as a Qualified Social Worker within the Family and Friends Fostering Assessment Team Service for a respected Local Authority in the West Midlands. This esteemed role is not just a job; it's a chance to make a tangible difference in the lives of children and their extended families.

The selected candidate will be instrumental in conducting thorough connected persons and special guardianship assessments. With a keen eye for safeguarding and a deep understanding of care planning, the individual will navigate the intricacies of fostering regulations and minimum standards with finesse.

Senior Social Workers in this pivotal position collaborate seamlessly with childcare area teams, legal experts, the courts, and a network of professionals dedicated to the welfare of the child and carer. This role is not only about assessments; it involves actively supporting duty tasks, including engaging face-to-face Regulation 24 duty visits.

The Local Authority values work-life balance, requiring office presence for two days each week, with Wednesdays being a fixed day. Flexibility is offered regarding the start date, with the possibility of negotiating a prompt commencement following compliance clearance.

Remuneration stands at an attractive £33.30 per hour, reflecting the significance and impact of the role. To be considered, candidates must hold a Social Work qualification and be registered with Social Work England (SWE).

For those ready to take on this vital role and contribute to a team that shapes positive outcomes for families, please reach out to Emily Cooper for a confidential discussion. Email ecooper@sheldon-phillips.com or call 07902371315 to explore how your expertise can align with this significant role.

This is more than a position; it's a chance to leave an indelible mark on the community and the future of children in need. Act now to be part of a professional legacy that champions family unity and child welfare.