qualified social worker - fostering in preston

posted
13 August 2019
contact
lynne mackenzie, randstad care
job type
contract
salary
£ 37 per hour
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posted
location
preston, north west
specialism
social care
sub specialism
Social care
job type
contract
working hours
Full-Time
salary
£ 37 per hour
experience
Fostering & Adoption
reference number
CJ339737
contact
lynne mackenzie, randstad care
phone
0330 0248 775

job description

Are you a committed Qualified Social Worker?

Do you have a passion for providing first-class care within Children's Services?

We have a fantastic Locum Social Work Opportunity based within a Placement with Family and Friends Team based in the Preston, Lancashire area. The team focus on Connected Persons, Fostering, Court work and SGO assessments.

Benefits:



* A dedicated consultant - one point of contact
* CPD training via an e-learning online portal
* Weekly payroll
* Competitive pay rates
* Work within a top local authority
* Weekly mailers keeping you up to date with locum posts within your locality
* Up to £300 for referring a friend or colleague (T&Cs apply)


Responsibilities:



* Providing support and supervision to foster carers
* Completing Form F Assessments
* Initial Screenings and assessing prospective foster carers
* Conducting initial visits
* Liaising with external agencies
* Court Work
* Assessing kinship carers
* Completing SGO- Special Guardianship Orders
* Completing connected persons assessments


To be considered for the Social Worker role you must have:



* 1-3 years' experience of working within a similar team
* Experience of completing form f's, SGO's, connected persons assessments and court work
* A Diploma/Degree in Social Work
* Registration with HCPC


To avoid missing out on this fantastic opportunity please apply today or call Lynne Thomson 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.

skills

be able to manage challenging situations

qualification

university

educational requirements

BA in social work