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Fostering & Adoption Social Worker

  • County Durham, County Durham, England
  • Temporary / Full Time
  • Hollie Giddens
  • £200 - £200

Seven Social Care are looking for a Temporary Children’s Social Worker who has experience in Fostering & Adoption to work in Durham. This is a full time position.

The role:

This role is based in Durham’s Connected Carers Team. Social workers will need knowledge of social work legislation in relation to fostering, adoption, children in care and safeguarding of children and post-adoption services including National Minimum standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To maintain high standards of professional practise to provide positive outcomes for children, their families and carers.
  • To manage a caseload and ensure good practice in accordance with National Minimum Fostering Standards and relevant childcare legislation.
  • To assist in the duty system, involving the arrangement of foster placements as requested by district social workers
  • To assist in monitoring the standards and quality of care provided to service users to ensure they meet the standards specified.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Degree approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
  • Experience: 2+ years working with children as a qualified Social Worker in the UK.
  • Compliance: Up to date HCPC registration and DBS.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.

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