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Qualified Social Worker - Fostering Service

Qualified Social Worker - Fostering Service

  • Location

    Oldham, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    Up to £33 per hour + Negotiable + Depending on Experience

  • Contact:

    Joe Hilton

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Qualified Social Worker - Oldham Council, Greater Manchester - Fostering Service - £33ph + Negotiation!

We are looking for an experienced, dynamic and highly motivated social worker who shares our aspirations for children and young people in care in Oldham. You will be passionate about securing good outcomes for children, young people and families. You will need a sound knowledge in the assessment of families and matching children's needs, together with the skills and confidence to support and supervise Foster Carers in the best interests of children and young people in our care.

Key Responsibilities

You will be responsible for a caseload of Foster Carers offering support and supervision as well as undertaking both Form F and Form C Assessments and initial Kinship Viabilities and Regulation 24 Assessments. You will additionally be expected to be involved in covering our duty service which is available during office hours and taking calls from the general public enquiring about becoming a Foster Carer.

The Fostering Service supports mainstream Foster Carers and Connected Carers and you will join a team of Supervising Social Workers who support our carers. We have plans to improve our support for carers by enabling our social workers to specialise in mainstream or kinship carer work and you will be part of this exciting development.

If you have a strong commitment to working to secure good outcomes for children in our care and operate in an environment that is supportive and targeted towards effective delivery, we would like to hear from you.

Benefits of working with Remedy

  • A personal one-one service from your highly experienced dedicated consultant.
  • Top tier supplier to numerous local authorities throughout the UK giving us access to jobs before other agencies.
  • Referral bonus - up to £250* per person placed.
  • Option to be paid on either Wednesday or Friday.

*Terms & Conditions apply

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

Remedy Social Care is a REC 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.