Childrens Fostering Social Worker - South West

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Frontline are looking for experienced Children’s Fostering Social Workers to join a tight knit team within an authority that is known for supporting its staff and providing a positive working environment. They are looking for social workers with a strong fostering back ground to enter the team and hit the ground running to provide the best outcomes for service users in the area.

You will be expected to provide a high quality and effective social work service to respond to the needs of children and their families in a timely manner, and work within statutory guidelines, Directorate policies, standards and guidelines.

The local authority is also looking to reward their agency staff with long-term stability by hiring with a view to keep social workers for an extended period to keep continuity within the service.

Fostering Team Duties:

  • Proving support to foster carers
  • Form F Assessments
  • Assessing prospective foster carers
  • Conducting initial visits
  • Taking cases to panel

The successful Children’s Child Protection Social Worker will have experience of:

  • Working with children on the Child Protection Plans, Looked after Children and Children in Need
  • Child protection Care proceedings
  • Court Reports
  • Working with the new Public Law Outline (PLO)
  • Section 47s
  • Core Assessments
  • Child protection meetings
  • Planned meetings
  • Case management
  • LAC Reviews
  • Conducting reviews
  • Attending LAC Reviews

As a Children’s Child Protection Social Worker, you will be:

  • HCPC registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Car Driver Essential

In return for working with Frontline, we can offer you:

  • A retention bonus scheme that rewards long term contracts
  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Access to exclusive vacancies
  • Support and expert advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
  • An assigned consultant
  • Various employment opportunities in your preferred geographical area
  • Flexible hours to meet your needs, full or part time
  • Recommend a friend bonus scheme 

We offer a £500 referral fee – so if you have any friends/colleagues who would be interested in these roles, please contact us with their details so we can get a cheque out in the post to you ASAP.

If you are interested please contact James Spencer on 0203 687 1091, or email

Frontline Staffing is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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