qualified social worker - fostering in preston

04 January 2019
andrew paterson, randstad care
job type
£ 24 - £ 25 per hour
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preston, north west
social care
sub specialism
Social care
job type
working hours
£ 24 - £ 25 per hour
Fostering & Adoption
reference number
andrew paterson, randstad care
0330 0248 775
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job description

Do you have have experiance of working with Fostering Teams? Are you an experienced Qualified Social Worker? Looking to take on an exciting new opportunity? If so our client wants to hear from you.

Randstad Care is currently recruiting for a fantastic new role for a Social Worker within a Fostering Team on behalf of Lancashire County Council. The contract is for 6 months with the strong possibility of extension. The rate of pay is £24.97 per hour.

At Randstad we are able to offer:

-Competitive hourly pay rates
-Reliable Weekly payroll
-Dedicated one to one consultant
-Weekly mailers relevant to you and your market
-Fantastic referral scheme offering £300 per referral

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

-Supervise foster carers. Each position will have a case load of approximately 6-12 carers.
-Carry out assessments of families throughout a series of meetings to ascertain suitability
-Speaking to third parties to gain references for suitable families
-Matching children to suitable families and working through the introduction process
-Ensuring that children are settling into families and dealing with any issues that may arise

In order to be considered for this role, you should have:

-1 years experience of working in children's services as a Social Worker
-A clean driving licence and a access to own vehicle
-HCPC registration and valid Enhanced DBS
-A Social Work Degree/Masters/CCETSW

If you feel you have the experience to take on the above opportunity please apply below. For further details or a discreet discussion, please contact Andrew Paterson on 0330 0248 775.

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.


be person centred,competent at dealing with all stakeholders,report writing (incident logs and daily plans etc),work well under pressure,written communication



educational requirements

BA in social work