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Bournemouth Council - Social Worker - Fostering Team

  • Location

    Bournemouth, Dorset

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Mikeala Osborn

  • Contact email:

    Mikeala@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    35

  • Salary low:

    30

  • Job ref:

    MIKEALA_1631521520

  • Published:

    5 days ago

  • Duration:

    ON GOING

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-13

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Our Client Bournemouth Council is looking for a Social Worker to join their Fostering Team. We are looking for agency worker with experience of undertaking Form F assessments (both mainstream and connected carers) and experience undertaking fostering reviews.

Candidate Profile

  • Social work experience in local government, voluntary or independent sector.
  • Direct experience of working with relevant client groups, especially those from different racial & cultural backgrounds.
  • Ability to initiate, draft & produce reports.
  • Ability to deal with / record casework, communicate effectively with client groups & professionals in order to assess client needs.
  • Ability to attend & organise case conferences & reviews for the purpose of assessing & monitoring the development of service users.
  • Ability to develop person-centred care plans.
  • Ability to deal with conflict and complaints.
  • Ability to participate within a duty team framework.
  • Knowledge of relevant statutory social work legislation.
  • Knowledge of the issues relating to the well-being of service users covering a wide range of clients.
  • Must be registered with the GSCC.

Minimum Health and & Safety Knowledge Required

Demonstrable basic health and safety knowledge relevant to the job, according to Section 7 HSWA and Council policy.

Personal Protective Equipment

N/A. Must be suitably dressed.

*This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act, 1974.

If the worker has access to children, young people under 18 and/or vulnerable adults then a CRB check and DoH check are required.

Candidate Profile

  • Social work experience in local government, voluntary or independent sector.
  • Direct experience of working with relevant client groups, especially those from different racial & cultural backgrounds.
  • Ability to initiate, draft & produce reports.
  • Ability to deal with / record casework, communicate effectively with client groups & professionals in order to assess client needs.
  • Ability to attend & organise case conferences & reviews for the purpose of assessing & monitoring the development of service users.
  • Ability to develop person-centred care plans.
  • Ability to deal with conflict and complaints.
  • Ability to participate within a duty team framework.
  • Knowledge of relevant statutory social work legislation.
  • Knowledge of the issues relating to the well-being of service users covering a wide range of clients.
  • Must be registered with the GSCC.

Minimum Health and & Safety Knowledge Required

Demonstrable basic health and safety knowledge relevant to the job, according to Section 7 HSWA and Council policy.

Personal Protective Equipment

N/A. Must be suitably dressed.

*This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act, 1974.

If the worker has access to children, young people under 18 and/or vulnerable adults then a CRB check and DoH check are required.