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Senior Practitioner Fostering Recruitment & Assessment Team

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Cambridgeshire County Council
£38,447 - £41,412
Scott House, Huntingdon
Closing date:
03 October 2021 at midnight
We are looking for a full time Senior Practitioner (37 hours), to join one of our Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Fostering Recruitment and Assessment Teams.

We are keen to hear from you if you share our enthusiasm, commitment and determination for Fostering. You will be part of a busy, vibrant and developing Fostering Service. No two days are the same; you will be supported by experienced permanent managers and knowledgeable staff to drive forward our vision together.

We are a learning organisation and are committed to practice education and developing staff through reflective practice and supervision.

We are looking for experienced qualified and registered social workers who have a special ability to quickly form warm and nurturing relationships with Foster Carer Applicants ( both mainstream and private fostering) and Special Guardian applicants, to enable you to assess their suitability to care for our most vulnerable children. You will have strong analytical skills which will inform robust assessments and plans for court and panel and good mentoring and leadership abilities.

Our benefits include a competitive salary between £38,447 - £41,412, , generous annual leave entitlement (28 days plus Bank Holidays), local government pension scheme and agile working.

If you wish to discuss these posts, please contact Anita Hewson Service Manager or Jenni Woodcock Team Manager or view the job description.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to reflect this diversity, which we believe is beneficial for our employees, the organisation and the communities we serve.

Appointment to these posts will be subject to the outcome of an Enhanced Disclosure obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service. The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and to share this commitment.

Please note that interviews will be held on the 11th and 12th of October.


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