Ref. 62392

Childrens Social Worker – Fostering

  • Location: Greater Manchester, 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 Fostering Team in Blackburn. 

Hybrid / 9-4-30 / Full time but would consider condensed hours to 4 days.


Recruit, assess, and monitor the continued suitability and competence of foster carers, ensuring they provide a safe, healthy, enjoyable, nurturing and learning environment for the children they care for.

Attend Placement Planning Meetings when a child is received into care.

Ensure that foster carers fully understand the fostering task, competencies to be achieved and the standards expected, as detailed in the Family Foster Care’s Policies and Procedures, and in the Foster Carer Handbook.

Ensure foster carers meet the requirements of the Training Support and Development Standards and they can evidence their competencies within the specified timescales.

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 : Hybrid / 9-4-30 / Full time but would consider condensed hours to 4 days

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