Social Worker-Childrens-Fostering

Location Liverpool
Salary £38.00 - £40.50 per hour
The family and friends assessment team is a stable team and work extremely well together to ensure safety of children and suitable alternative family placements for the most vulnerable children in Liverpool. This is done under the close supervision of a supportive management tier. Due to an increase in the looked after children population we are looking for 4 x qualified social workers who will have the skills and experience to complete viability reports and family and friends assessments. You will have the experience in the following:
• Experienced social worker in fostering, preferably with safeguarding experience
• Experience in completing form C fostering assessments.
• Experience in presenting assessments to the fostering panel.
• Experience of completing viability assessments.
• Good working knowledge of fostering regulations/legislation and National Minimum Standards.
• Ability to work to court timescales.
• Ability to work closely with the local authority child care and legal teams