Social Worker (Children's) Fostering

Location Devon, England
Salary £38.00 - £40.50 per hour

Opportunity for a full time social worker in Permanency and Transition Team based in Taw View, Barnstaple, North Devon. The team is very friendly and supportive and is made up of social workers and Personal Advisors as well as 2 managers. The managers are supportive and offer regular supervisions. There is a duty system each day with 1 Social Worker and 1 PA on each day. All the children are Children are in Care with foster carers and residential placements. There is a need to undertake Children in Care visits (some of the children are based a distance away so there will be travelling), assessments and review meetings. There isn’t any court work in this team. Due to the remote location, driving is essential for this role. They are able to offer condensed working hours and accommodation allowance and also there is the option of working from home on occasions. Please note, pay rate is dependent on the level of experience the candidate has, so an alternative amount may be offered. • We work with children and young people in care planning for their future. • We work with children and young people when their permanence plan is established after care proceedings have concluded. • We are corporate parents and our role is to ensure that the care, health and education needs of children in care are met and that they achieve good outcomes, through relationship based work • We plan for the future so they can leave care with the skills that they need in adulthood. • We consider reunification where appropriate.