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Senior Social Worker, Family & Friends - Adoption & Fostering Services
  • Employer: Birmingham Children's Trust
  • Reference: BCT/19/100068
  • Published: Wed 05/06/2019, 9:15 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 23/06/2019, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.5 hours per week
  • Salary: £34,788- £42,683 (+ an incentive payment of £3,000 on joining & possible relocation package up to £8,000. T's & C's will apply)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: 1 Lancaster Circus, Birmingham, Birmingham

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Senior Social Worker, Family & Friends - Adoption & Fostering Services

This is an exciting and unique opportunity to join a fast paced, Citywide service; and use your strong safeguarding and court skills, alongside developing your expertise in permanence.

In this role you will be responsible for assessing adults who apply to become a Connected Person, Foster Carers or Special Guardian; by gathering information about a person’s suitability, providing court evidence and attending fostering panel.    

A qualified, HCPC registered social worker, you’ll bring to the role experience of working with and supporting vulnerable children and their families. Committed to working flexibly with others, you have collaborated effectively with other teams, statutory and voluntary agencies. You have a demonstrable understanding of key legislation, which equips you to analyse and intervene effectively in situations that are increasingly complex and challenging. Crucially, you have the ability to communicate clearly to all kinds of audiences, both in person and in writing. Most importantly you will want to join in working with and supporting families.