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Childrens Social Worker – Special Guardianship Order

  • 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 Fostering Permanence Service in Blackpool. 

4 days/30 hours, Hybrid Office/Remote working arrangements.  

The role:

This post is based within the Fostering Permanence Service that completes combined assessments for Special Guardianship Orders, and the post will help facilitate the SGO process through linking in with prospective SGO carers, advising on all areas linked to the role of a Special Guardian and sitting on the fortnightly SGO Panel that endorses permanence plans of an SGO.


      Ensuring that the service exceeds the requirements of the Fostering Services Regulations, National Minimum Standards, and best practice.

Engaging and empowering all children and young people to have a more effective voice in making decisions about their own care and planning service developments.

Ensuring that children unable to return to their birth family have agreed permanency plans which give them appropriate legal security and are progressed on a timescale that is right for the child. By developing the use of Special Guardianship and rationalising the delivery of Long-Term Fostering.

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 : 4 days/30 hours a week

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