Birmingham, Midlands

Children's Services

Contract

16/04/2024

Reference 1789

Role: Qualified Social Worker
Location: West Midlands
Team: Connected Persons and Foster Carer Support Team
Pay: £33.30 per hour
Contract: Part-Time, Locum Contract (3-4 days per week)
In the office: Hybrid

Unlock Your Potential as a Senior Practitioner in a Dynamic Connected Persons and Fostering Team

Elevate your career in social work with a pivotal role that not only offers a generous remuneration of £33.30 per hour but also the chance to make a significant impact within a large local authority in the West Midlands. This locum Senior Practitioner position within a Connected Persons and Fostering team presents a unique platform to apply your expertise and passion for child welfare in a supportive and progressive environment.

As a qualified Social Worker, your dedication to improving the lives of children and families will be the cornerstone of your work. The role demands a candidate who can demonstrate a robust understanding of the complexities involved in fostering and connected persons assessments, coupled with the ability to navigate the challenges with empathy, professionalism, and resilience.

Key Responsibilities:
- Conduct thorough and insightful assessments for connected persons.
- Provide expert guidance and support to foster carers, ensuring the best outcomes for children in care.
- Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams to develop and implement care plans.
- Contribute to the training and development of the fostering community within the authority.

Essential Skills & Experience:
- A recognised Social Work qualification and registration with Social Work England.
- A minimum of two years' experience in fostering or connected persons work.
- Strong analytical skills to make informed decisions that reflect the best interests of children.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities to build rapport with children, families, and professionals.
- A commitment to ongoing professional development.

In return for your dedication and expertise, this role offers the flexibility of locum work, allowing for a better work-life balance. The local authority is known for its supportive culture, providing a nurturing environment for professional growth.

To explore this fulfilling role further, please reach out to Emily Cooper at 07902371315 or send an email to ecooper@sheldon-phillips.com. Your enquiry will be handled with the utmost confidentiality and respect. This is more than a role; it's a chance to leave a lasting legacy in the lives of children and families.

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