qualified social worker in birkenhead

28 September 2018
lynne mackenzie, randstad care
job type
£ 22 per hour
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birkenhead, north west
social care
sub specialism
Social care
job type
working hours
£ 22 per hour
Fostering & Adoption
reference number
lynne mackenzie, randstad care
0330 024 8775
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job description

Are you a qualified Social Worker with Fostering experience? Then our client would love to hear from you! The team is based in the Wirral, where you will be required to supervise and support foster carers.

At Randstad we are able to offer:

* Competitive pay rates.
* Reliable weekly payroll.
* Dedicated one to one consultant.
* Weekly mailers relevant to you and your experience.
* Fantastic referral scheme offering £300 per successful candidate referral.

The successful candidate will be responsible for;

* Recruitment, selection, preparation, and training of prospective Foster Carers.
* To participate in promotional activities including recruitment campaigns.
* To assess the suitability of prospective carers by individual visits, preparation training, completion of reports and presentation of a case to Fostering Panel.
* Working with Placements.
* To advise and assist Social Workers with the identification of children and young people suitable for family placement, and the identification of suitable carers.
* To assist with the short-term and permanent profiling, matching and preparation stages.
* Part of the Family Placement Team.

In order to be considered for this role, you must have the following;

* Minimum 2 Years experience within a Children's Social Work Fostering Team setting.
* A Degree/Diploma in Social work.
* HCPC registration & valid DBS.
* Access to your own vehicle and up to date business car insurance.
* Family placement experience preferred.

If you feel you have the experience for this great opportunity please apply below. For further details or a confidential discussion, please contact Colette McKay 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.


can work as an individual or part of a team



educational requirements

BA in social work