Qualified Social Worker

Posted 24 April 2024
Salary Up to £35 per hour
Job type Contract
Discipline Social Care
ReferenceJodie Kane_1713966421
Contact NameJodie Kane

Job description

Key Responsibilities

Experience in fostering is preferred with the opportunity to join a fostering team with well managed caseloads and regular supervision and management support.

To assess mainstream fostering applicants and to be part of our current recruitment campaign for mainstream foster carers. This includes the assessment of connected carers and the supervision of temporarily approved foster carers. Assessments completed include viability, form F, form C and special guardianship assessments. To provide clear and measured reports against the national minimum standards for fostering. All casework transfers to other teams within the service following approval at fostering panel.

In the role, you will help to ensure that our children in Wirral receive the highest standards of care, providing support at the right time and where it is needed and carrying out a range of other duties including:

  • Providing supervisory visits to Foster Carers with children in placement in accordance with policies and procedures
  • Ensuring Foster Carers receive effective supervision which identifies training and areas of development
  • Undertaking additional support visits as often as is necessary
  • Support Foster Carers to attend professionals' meetings involving our children in care
  • To support Foster Carers maintaining excellent records as required
  • To ensure that children's placements are made and sustained which support our children to be healthy, happy and secure
  • To work with the children in placement to ensure that they feel safe and their views are heard
  • To work with Foster Carers to ensure their voice is heard and they work with the service delivery
  • To complete viabilities and mainstream and connected carers fostering assessments

What you need:

  • QSW Status - including qualification, Social Work England registration and completed ASYE
  • A minimum of 2 years' experience
  • Right to work in the UK

Benefits of working with Remedy

  • A personal one-one service from your highly experienced dedicated consultant.
  • Top tier supplier across London giving us first access to jobs
  • Referral bonus - up to £250* per person placed.
  • Double payrolls each week.

*Terms & Conditions apply

You will be required to fully register with Remedy for all locum positions.

Remedy Social Care is a APSCo Standard agency and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the vulnerable. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS. Our objective is to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and ability regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. All applications will be accepted and reviewed solely on merit.