Senior Practitioner – Fostering Mainstream – Birmingham

Our client, Birmingham is seeking a Senior Practitioner to join their Fostering Mainstream Team

What the role entails:

  • To provide a professional social work service to Foster Carers, complying with legislative requirements and in accordance with established best practice.
  • To be responsible for allocated cases including a complex caseload.
  • To provide technical/professional expertise to less experienced social workers.
  • To share/communicate a thorough working knowledge of relevant legislation, national standards, guidance, research, departmental policy and procedures.
  • To provide quality assurance and coaching/mentoring to work colleagues.
  • To take a ‘joined-up’ approach to ensuring the effectiveness of case working, actively promoting/encouraging effective partnership working with service users and other teams/agencies/organisations.
  • To work with the agency in providing stable foster placements and best experiences and outcomes for the Children Looked After.
  • To actively participate and support the Family and Friend duty service.
  • Know someone that may suit this role? There could be £600 in it for you! Email with your friends details and the role specified and once they’re onboarded you will receive the reward!

Requirements of the role:

  • Qualified Social Worker
  • SW England registered
  • Must have completed ASYE

What’s more, is that we offer support towards your CPD Fund. We can provide you with up to 8 hours of CPD sessionscovering a variety of topics, allowing you to worry less about those dreaded requirements! We’re here to help you make you mark.

Some more about Social Personnel and what you can expect from us:

Social Personnel opened its doors in 2014 with two guiding principles, the right person in the right role, and the start of your new role is the start of our relationship.

Since then, we have gone on to become one of the fastest growing recruitment companies in the UK because we focus on our social workers, understanding the challenging circumstances they face daily, and go out of our way to support them personally and professionally.

Our consultants are well placed to offer career advice and our Customer Relations Team are here to support them whatever the issue, query or just to have a rant at the end of a bad day!

We treat our social work colleagues honestly, fairly and with respect, ensuring that we achieve a higher standard of recruitment. This is a target we set for ourselves, both individually, and as a business.


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