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Qualified Social Worker - Support to Foster Carers Team

Job Title: Qualified Social Worker - Support to Foster Carers Team
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Blackpool
Salary: £35 per hour
REF: LukeMHC834723
Contact Name: Liam Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Qualified Social Worker - Support to Foster Carers Team to work with one of our clients based in Blackpool. You will be working for the council.

Monday - Friday 

Shift Times may vary

Pay rates paying £35 ph

Job Purpose

A vacancy has arisen on the Support to Foster Carers team. The role of the fostering team social worker is to assist the foster carer in their task of providing care to a child in care which will improve the child’s well being and life chances by promoting the individual outcomes for children. You will that ensure the foster carer has access to adequate social work and other professional support, information and advice, to enable the foster carer to provide consistent, high quality care for a child or young person placed in their home. Your relationship with the foster carer should be within professional boundaries and with a clear understanding you’re your primary responsibility is to the child in placement. You will ensure that the child is seen and their individual needs are reflected in support for the carers professional development .

Key Responsibilites

  • Provide customised and focused Social Work support to foster carers and/or adopters to ensure they provide a safe and secure environment for children/young people placed
  • Undertake appropriate Social Work assessments in line with the needs of the service users
  • Adhere at all times to relevant Safeguarding procedures and immediately reporting child protection concerns internally in line with all policy and when appropriate to external bodies
  • Maintain accurate case recording at all times 
  • Completion of Form F assessments
  • Partake in the Duty System
  • Attend relevant multi agency meetings such as LAC reviews
  • Representing the organisation at internal and external meetings
  • Producing qualitative reports to be shared with relevant external agencies (e.g. Court, Local Authority/Trust, regulatory bodies)
  • Partake in participation and consultation events with carers, children & young people

4Recruitment Services is a specialist recruitment agency for Qualified Social Workers and HealthCare Professionals. We offer:

  • An excellent referral scheme of £250 for each successfully placed referral
  • HCPC certified complimentary training
  • 24 hour one on one specialist social work consultant based within your geographical area
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other Social Work vacancies in your area please contact Luke Mathurin on