Social Worker Children Fostering

Location Bedford
Salary £34.00 - £36.50 per hour
We are looking for a Social Worker to join the fostering team on a full time basis. The role involves supervising and supporting foster carers and their families. It will also include the completion of a variety of assessments including Form F, SGO, connected person assessments and private fostering assessments.
The post holder will need to have a working knowledge and understanding of the relevant legislation and guidance as well as experience of working with Looked After Children and their families. In particular, knowledge of the Fostering Regulations and National Minimum Standards is required. In addition, you will be actively involved in the recruitment of foster carers for example, hosting information evenings and undertaking initial visits of prospective foster carers.