Social Worker - Fostering Team - Kent

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A superb opportunity has arisen for a Children’s Fostering Social Worker, in the Kent area. Our client are willing to recruit Newly Qualified Social Workers too. This is a Part-time role paying up to £20 an hour.

Duties Include...

  • To work as a member of the social work staff team
  • To provide supervision and support to foster carers, monitoring the care provided and assisting them in reaching and maintaining acceptable standards of therapeutic care
  • To provide support to families who foster and children placed with them, with emphasis on the safety and well-being of all members of the foster family
  • To liaise with the child’s social worker, to ensure that the needs of the child are best met,  working in partnership with Local Authorities and the child’s family
  • To liaise with the child’s school, as required, to assist the child in accessing the full educational and social curriculum
  • Attending at meetings, case reviews, conferences, training courses
  • Carrying out recording to the standards required
  • Preparing written reports when required
  • Working to assist  the organisation to discharge its responsibilities in line with the Children Act 1989; fostering Services Regulations 2002; The Care Standards Act 2000; and other relevant legislation
  • To attend Staff meetings
  • To be available for supervision, training and appraisal

You must have: 

  • Relevant Social Work qualification
  • Be registered with the HCPC
  • be eligible to work in the UK
  • Enhanced DBS
  • All applicants must have at least 2 years recent post qualifying experience working within the UK in the relevant field
  • You must be a car driver

Why Pulse?

  • Free access to our online social work training
  • Daily Payroll
  • Access to many exclusive roles
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
  • Personalised job alerts tailored to your requirements
  • "Refer a Friend" bonus - get £200 for each social worker you refer successfully placed



Pulse 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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