Principal Social Worker Kinship Fostering Team

Location Cardiff
Salary £37 - £40 per hour
You will have the opportunity to influence service development and re-design as well as ensuring Kinship carers have access to quality support.

We practice under the signs of safety model and are introducing the Reunification Model. We gave exciting developments such as mind of my own, which you will be part of as well as us working to shift the balance of care, supporting to grow their kinship carers, supporting children to remain in their families.

The PSW will deputise for the team manager and will lead on a number of areas, including agency representation on the  fostering panel. The PSW will have supervisory responsibilities for staff within the team (social workers and social work assistants) including providing oversight, and advice to staff in respect of case management, and monitoring of annual reviews to ensure compliance with timescales and Fostering Regulations.

The successful candidate MUST have SAFEGUARDING and CHILD PROTECTION knowledge, and be confident with dealing with enquiries and allegations related to our kinship foster carers. You must be flexible and able to work under pressure and committed to strengths based practice