qsw - pres - fostering in preston

18 July 2018
andrew paterson, randstad care
job type
£ 24 - £ 26 per hour
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preston, north west
social care
sub specialism
Social care
job type
working hours
£ 24 - £ 26 per hour
Fostering & Adoption
reference number
Fostering Tside
andrew paterson, randstad care
0330 0248 775
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job description

Are you looking for your next locum social work role? Do you have a proven track record as a fostering Social Worker? Fancy working in a team that is fun and supportive?

If so our client requires a Social Worker to join there fostering team based in Preston. This is an initial 3-6 month contract. Pay rate for this position will be up to £26 per hour. Full time candidates only will be considered for this role.


-Competitive Pay rates
-Dedicated one to one consultant
-Impartial Career advice, Interview preparation, Exclusive opportunities
-Weekly mailers relevant to you and your market
-Fantastic referral scheme offering £300 per successful candidate/friend referral

Key responsibilities:

-Undertaking reg 24
-Undertaking viability and full connected carers assessments
-Previous fostering experience and informed of relevant legislation
-Knowledge of children protection legislation
-Carry a case load of 6 full connected carers and 2 viabilities
-To prepare and present information (both written and oral) to Panels the Court
-Know and understanding of child protection legislation and connected carers
-Attending Final Care Planning Meetings
-Relevant legislation such as SGO and CAO


-Social Work qualification
-Experience of working within the fostering teams as a social worker
-Registration with the HCPC
-Enhanced DBS disclosure
-Access to own vehicle and Business car insurance

If you know some one who might be a good fit for this role Refer them on and get £300.(T&C*)

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.


work well under pressure



educational requirements

BA in social work