Social Worker – Fostering Connected Carers – Medway

Our client, Kent is seeking a Social Worker to join their Fostering Connected Carers Team

What the role entails:

  • To work with Special Guardians, connected carers and children placed in connected carer arrangements, assessing their support needs, providing support as appropriate, and making ASF applications to deliver specialist therapeutic support.
  • To deliver training to these carers as required.
  • To assess, plan, use evidence based analytical practice to implement and evaluate safeguarding measures to ensure all children are given the opportunity to reach their full potential.
  • As required to complete a range of assessment related to connected carers, including Special Guardianship, Viability and Connected Carers assessments.
  • To complete all assessments within regulated deadlines and timescales, and submit these reports to Court or Fostering Panel as required.
  • To attend Court, Fostering Panel and other forums as appropriate to present assessments.
  • To maintain accurate written and computerised records, in accordance with agreed procedures and in order to meet legislative responsibilities.
  • To co-ordinate, and take a lead role in multi-professional/ agency groups and other professional meetings.

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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.