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    Are you a Qualified Social Worker with Fostering experience?

    Do you have a passion for making a difference to children's lives?

    Yes?

    Randstad are currently recruiting for a Social Worker to join Wigan Council's Fostering Support Team. This is a full time role, offering £35 per hour.

    Benefits:

    • Competitive rates of pay
    • Weekly pay
    • One committed and dedicated point of contact
    • An unlimited referrals incentive, giving you a £300 voucher for anyone you refer to us (T&Cs apply)
    • A full range of free training available

    Responsibilities:

    • To provide support and supervision to a number of mainstream to assist them in providing excellent care to children
    • To work closely with staff within the service and social work teams to effectively match children to families.
    • To assess and provide training/ development opportunities to foster carers.
    • To prepare high quality, accurate and thorough reports for a variety of purposes e.g. LADO consultations, planning meetings, children's reviews, fostering panels.
    • To carry out an annual review of foster families.
    • To contribute to the development of the fostering service.
    • Be willing to work flexibly including evening work, when required.
    • Be placed on the duty rota to find internal foster families for children in care and respond to any emergencies.
    • Ensure children in care are safeguarded and relevant procedures are followed if an allegation/ concern is raised against a foster carer.
    • Ensure that children's care and development needs are met within their foster homes.
    • Manage and appropriately prioritise tasks within an allocated workload.
    • To assess the need for resources to support a foster care in meeting the needs of any children placed including the identification of risk to children and young people, assess their need for protection, and determine the best method of intervention, ensuring that the Team Manager is consulted/advised throughout the case progression

    Requirements:

    • Social Work Degree or equivalent
    • Current registration with Social Work England
    • Enhanced DBS
    • Full UK Drivers License and own a car

    Experience:

    • Children

    If you have any further questions, or wish to apply for this role then please contact Hannah on 0330 024 8775 otherwise Apply Below and I will be in touch soon.

    Are you thinking about a change in your career but not sure about this role? Whether you are an existing candidate, new to the locum market and are exploring some options or looking for a new permanent role, we have several exciting opportunities with competitive pay & flexibility. If you wish to discuss this further please call 0330 024 8775 and we would be happy to have a confidential discussion.

    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.

    Are you a Qualified Social Worker with Fostering experience?

    Do you have a passion for making a difference to children's lives?

    Yes?

    Randstad are currently recruiting for a Social Worker to join Wigan Council's Fostering Support Team. This is a full time role, offering £35 per hour.

    Benefits:

    • Competitive rates of pay
    • Weekly pay
    • One committed and dedicated point of contact
    • An unlimited referrals incentive, giving you a £300 voucher for anyone you refer to us (T&Cs apply)
    • A full range of free training available

    Responsibilities:

    • To provide support and supervision to a number of mainstream to assist them in providing excellent care to children
    • To work closely with staff within the service and social work teams to effectively match children to families.
    • To assess and provide training/ development opportunities to foster carers.
    • To prepare high quality, accurate and thorough reports for a variety of purposes e.g. LADO consultations, planning meetings, children's reviews, fostering panels.
    • To carry out an annual review of foster families.
    • To contribute to the development of the fostering service.
    • Be willing to work flexibly including evening work, when required.
    • Be placed on the duty rota to find internal foster families for children in care and respond to any emergencies.
    • Ensure children in care are safeguarded and relevant procedures are followed if an allegation/ concern is raised against a foster carer.
    • Ensure that children's care and development needs are met within their foster homes.
    • Manage and appropriately prioritise tasks within an allocated workload.
    • To assess the need for resources to support a foster care in meeting the needs of any children placed including the identification of risk to children and young people, assess their need for protection, and determine the best method of intervention, ensuring that the Team Manager is consulted/advised throughout the case progression

    Requirements:

    • Social Work Degree or equivalent
    • Current registration with Social Work England
    • Enhanced DBS
    • Full UK Drivers License and own a car

    Experience:

    • Children

    If you have any further questions, or wish to apply for this role then please contact Hannah on 0330 024 8775 otherwise Apply Below and I will be in touch soon.

    Are you thinking about a change in your career but not sure about this role? Whether you are an existing candidate, new to the locum market and are exploring some options or looking for a new permanent role, we have several exciting opportunities with competitive pay & flexibility. If you wish to discuss this further please call 0330 024 8775 and we would be happy to have a confidential discussion.

    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.