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Social Worker - Fostering Team

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Organisation: Northamptonshire County Council   Hours: 30.00
Salary: £29,165 - £34,277   Working Pattern:Permanent
Location: One Angel Square - Northampton   Reference: 17724

Closing date:

23 April 2019 at midday
Are you interested in working in Fostering?

The Fostering Team currently has vacancies for Supervising Social Workers.

The Fostering Team provides support and supervision to approved foster carers. As a supervising social worker you will be responsible for a caseload of foster carers, carrying out foster carer annual reviews and working closely with other professionals to support placements. We are looking for experienced Social Workers ready to show creativity and initiative to support our carers with some of the most vulnerable children and young people to support them to achieve positive outcomes

Are you…
• HCPC registered with significant post-qualifying experience
• Able to demonstrate knowledge of and application of children’s legislation
• Experienced in using child protection policies and procedures
• Passionate about helping looked after children achieve
• Able to work effectively in a multi-agency environment
• Skilled at report writing and able to maintain accurate records

In return, we can offer you…
• A salary of between £29,165 and £34,277, commensurate with experience
• A relocation package of up to £8000 to support a move to Northamptonshire
• A bonus payment of £3000 paid in your first year of employment
• An environment that fully supports your continuous professional development
• Extensive learning and development opportunities including Signs of Safety, ABE and other training
• A supportive and inclusive team where you will be empowered to make good professional decisions supported by regular supervision


This post is covered by the statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement for the role.


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