Qualified Social Worker, Hull City Council, Childrens Fostering Team


Ref: EN149-31

Division: Childrens Services
Specialist Area: Social Worker
Location: Hull
Job type: Contract
Salary (per hour): Negotiable dependent on experience and pay scheme selected
Reference: EN149-31

Job Description

Qualified Social Worker, Hull City Council, Childrens Fostering Team - Must be a Qualified Social Worker with a minimum of 2 years+ UK Social Worker experience within a Children's Social Work team

Our client is looking for a qualified Social Worker with 2 years+ UK Social Worker experience within a Children’s Social Work team

The team work extremely well together to ensure the safety of children under the close supervision of a supportive Team Manager

The responsibilities will include:

• Complete  fostering assessments of connected persons and some mainstream applicants
• May also be required to assist with viability assessments for connected persons
• Ability to deal with conflict across a range of issues and able to support others to identify solutions to problems
• Ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children, young people and families
• Ability to influence, support and challenge across a range of contexts within and outside of the authority
• Ability to present complex, sensitive or contentious information to a range of audiences
• Experience of assessment and planning, initiating, monitoring, developing and providing outcomes-driven services in the Children’s Social Care arena
• Liaise with other professionals
• 37 hours per week (flexible by negotiation)
• 3 month Temporary Contract
• Start date subject to DBS and reference clearance

Successful candidates will benefit from:

• A Kindle Fire upon commencement of contract (see terms)
• £20 Amazon voucher if registration is completed within 2 weeks (see terms)
• Competitive pay rates
• Weekly payroll
• Free access to a comprehensive online training portal worth £500 a year
• Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
• Receive up to £250 for each referred worker (see terms)

The successful candidate will need to hold a DipSW or equivalent must be registered with the HCPC, have a current DBS and be a car driver.

Please call the recruitment team where you will speak to one of our dedicated consultants on 0333 1234 530