Social Worker-Children -Fostering

Location Berkshire
Salary £47.00 - £50.00 per hour
The Family Placement Team require a Social Worker for an immediate start.
Hybrid working options available

This role is responsible for the recruitment, training, supervision and support of a wide range of carers for children and young people. These include flexible forms of substitute family care, such
as short breaks care fostering, in addition to temporary and long term foster carers.
In developing the family placement service, emphasis is placed upon prompt and efficient responses to enquiries from potential carers, and to referrals from social workers in fieldwork teams.
The post holder also undertakes related activities such participation in planning decisions for children and young people; group work; training; direct work with children and families; and family and friends fostering assessments.