Ref. 62348.3

Childrens Social Worker – Fostering

  • Location: Blackpool, England
  • Salary: £35 - £35 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care are currently looking for a Qualified Childrens Social Worker to join the Care Planning and Family Finding team in Blackpool.

37 Hours Per Week, Hybrid Office/Remote working arrangements.

The role:

This post is based in the Blackburn with Darwen spoke (although working arrangements are very flexible) and include case responsibility for children on Placement Orders as well as family finding to ensure that permanence through adoption is achieved where possible and appropriate. You will also be working closely with social workers in the Safeguarding Teams, linking in with care planning for potential adoption plans.


      Track children with a possible plan of adoption, offering advice and support on care planning by attending Care Planning Meetings

Highlight cases where Early Permanence could be an option, seek appropriate families and complete relevant paperwork with support from case holding social worker

Explore sibling adopters at the earliest possible opportunity and refer to Recruitment for assessment where appropriate after a thorough viability

Attend Agency Decision Consultation Meetings to advise on specific cases and gather information for profiling

Applicant Requirements:

Qualifications: Qualification in Social Work

Experience: 2+ years working within a similar role.

Compliance: Current DBS check, right to work in the UK.

Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.

Hours : 37 hours p/w.

Working with Seven Social Care:

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