Senior Social Worker – Fostering – Northamptonshire

Our client, Northamptonshire is seeking a Senior Social Worker to join their Fostering Team

What the role entails:

  • Mentor and support colleagues within the team
  • Undertake succinct, timely and thorough Assessments in complex situations, using Signs of Safety frameworks and other standardised measures and approaches
  • Work closely with other in-house and external service colleagues to support outcomes for Connected Persons undergoing assessment. This includes working closely with all other Child-Care teams within the Trust and with colleagues in Legal Services inform/coordinate work undertaken by colleagues in education, health, safeguarding teams and other agencies
  • Be part of the Duty Team rota arranging and undertaking initial viability assessments of prospective Connected Persons carers
  • Work closely with other colleagues within the Fostering Service to support positive results across the Service
  • You will also be expected to invest in the life of the team and develop working relationships which are based on collaborative and supportive methods of working, respecting others’ strengths, celebrating differences and seeking solutions.

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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.