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Qualified Social Worker - Children's Fostering Team

Job Title: Qualified Social Worker - Children's Fostering Team
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Blackpool
Salary: £35 per hour
REF: LukeMHC85735
Contact Name: Liam Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Qualified Social Worker - Children's Fostering 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 Fostering team for an experienced and dedicated social worker to undertake Connected Person assessments. You will work alongside Children's Social workers in the assessment of Connected carers You will need to have a good understanding of the impact of trauma upon children and demonstrate within the assessment how the carers will meet the needs of the children . Experience in writing robust and analytical assessments is essential and a commitment to work flexibly and travel within the UK as many of our assessments are out of area.

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