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Social Worker - Family & Friends Team / SGO Special Guardianshi

Posted 6 March by Liquid Personnel Easy Apply Ended

Social Worker - Family & Friends Team / SGO Special Guardianship - Lancashire - £24.97ph

An opportunity has become available for a Fostering Social Worker to join the SGO/ Family and Friends Team within Preston. The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting SGOs and assessing connected carers. The role will mainly involve duty work, conducting initial visits and a completing a wide range of assessments. Experience of Court Work would be an advantage and is not essential. This is a unique opportunity to be part of such a specialist team.

Benefits of working within the Family & Friends Team:

  • Competitive rate of pay
  • Onsite parking
  • Supportive and friendly working environment
  • CV Enhancement
  • Chance to expand skills within fostering and assessment

The successful Fostering Social Worker must have some experience of:

  • Liaising with other professionals
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation
  • Working within either Fostering, Children Looked After or Permanence
  • Attending Court/ Giving evidence in Court
  • Section 47s
  • Initial visits/Duty Work
  • Working with Public Law Outline (PLO)
  • Form Fs
  • Completing Special Guardianship Orders
  • Writing a variety of assessments
  • Supervising and Supporting Foster Carers
  • Training and preparing Foster Carers and Adopters
  • Manging a diverse caseload

As a Social Worker within the Family & Friends Team you MUST be:

  • HCPC registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • A full UK license holder

Why Liquid Personnel?

* New 'Faster Pay' service getting you paid more quickly

* Twice weekly payroll

* Discounts on groceries, clothing and many high street stores with "My Liquid Rewards"

* Free DBS and compliance service

* Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies

* Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge

* Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK

* "Refer a Friend" bonus - get £200 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place *

* "Find your own job" bonus - get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. * Terms and conditions apply to our bonus schemes.

Required skills

  • Children
  • Social Work
  • Fostering
  • Families
  • Social Worker
  • Family and Friends

Reference: 34616475

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