Qualified Social Worker - Commissioning & Placements Team
Our client is looking to recruit a qualified social worker who has a current HCPC registration to support placement finding for looked after children. The social worker will work in the Placements Team, responding to referrals for individual children and young people requiring foster placements.
This will require them to:
- Identify potential placements for foster carers,
- Liaise with children’s social workers to discuss their care plans and to determine placement needs,
- Contact the supervising social workers based in the Family Placements Team to discuss capacity and skills of foster carers,
- Explore variations which could be made to foster carer approvals to meet children’s needs,
discuss the needs of children and young people with foster carers to explore capacity and match for placements.
CV Deadline - Monday 24/07/2017 by 2:00pm