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Social Worker (Fostering)

Vacancy Details


Summary
Salary: £32,798 - £36,371 (Grade I)
Location: Ty Elwyn
Region: Llanelli
Job Type: Permanent - Full Time
Vacancy Group: Education & Children
Category: Social Work Practitioners
Closing Date: 12/07/2022
Date Posted: 11/22/2022
Reference: 012269

Description


Do you have the commitment and drive to support and develop the role of a foster carer?

We are seeking a qualified & registered Social Worker (degree in social work, Dip Sw, CQSW) to join a well-established county wide Fostering Service.  We have a committed and stable workforce, so this is a rare opportunity to join a successful and progressive Service. 

This post will include the support and supervision of foster carers and the placements of children and young people within the county of Carmarthenshire.  In addition, you will be flexible, working across the Fostering Service to support in the recruitment & retention of foster carers and contribute to their ongoing learning and development.  

You will be responsible for a caseload of approved carers and to provide regular supervision of foster carers. 

The promoting of effective communication with key professionals will be essential to support positive outcomes for children and young people.

Regular supervision will be provided and you will be part of a supportive environment in which there will be opportunities to grow personally and professionally.

The ability to travel within the county is essential.

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be requested for this post.

For an informal discussion please contact Ann Marie Baker on 07812475526/ 01554 742262 / ABaker@carmarthenshire.gov.uk

You will need a basic knowledge of Welsh. Support can be provided on appointment to reach this level.

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Contact Name: Ann Marie Baker
Telephone: 07812475526
Email Address: ABaker@carmarthenshire.gov.uk

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