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Social Worker - Fostering Team

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Cambridgeshire County Council
£33,816 - £36,470
Scott House, Huntingdon
Closing date:
04 November 2021 at midday
We are looking for 3 full time Social Workers (37 hours) to join one of our Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Fostering Recruitment and Assessment Teams.

Don’t worry if you don’t have any direct experience in Fostering we know that you have transferrable skills and we have experienced team managers and social workers who will support your learning and development.

We are keen to hear from you if you share our enthusiasm, commitment and determination for Fostering and have good assessment and analytical skills. You will be part of a busy, vibrant and developing Fostering Service.

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

We are looking for 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.

If this sounds like you then we would very much like to hear from you.

Social Workers salary grade will be between £33,816.00 and £36,470.00.

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 this advert will close on the 31/10/2021. Interviews will be held on the 3rd or 4th November.


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