Childrens Fostering Social Worker - South West

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Fostering Team Social Worker – Stable Team - £38per hour – South Coast

Our client in the South West are looking for an experienced Children’s Social to join their stable authority and work in a close knitted team who centre themselves around a positive atmosphere with a get stuff done attitude. They are looking for a social worker with a strong fostering background to jump in a provide and provide the best outcome for service users in the area.

You will be involved in supervising foster carers, promoting the welfare of children and reviews, presentations to fostering panel. Other duties include ensuring that the carers are supported in any other are such as arranging respite arrangements and training. The successful Social Worker must have some experience of undertaking assessment work such as fostering assessments.

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.

 The successful Fostering Social Worker will have SOME experience of:

  • Providing support/supervision to Foster Carers
  • Form F Assessments    
  • Assessing prospective Foster Carers    
  • Conducting initial visits
  • Reg 24 Assessments    
  • Taking cases to panel    
  • Liaising with other professionals     
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation       
  • Viability Assessments
  • Family and Friends
  • Connected persons assessments
  • SGOs - Special Guardianship Orders
  • PLO process
  • Conducting duty tasks
  • Assessment of kinship carers

As a Fostering Social Worker, you must be:

  • HCPC/ registered    
  • Eligible to work in the UK    
  • Full UK license holder 

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 Fisher on 0161 245 4488, 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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