Kinship Fostering Social Worker

Worcester, Worcestershire
Salary up to £37,728 + up to £3,000 welcome payment*
16 Nov 2021
01 Dec 2021
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Inspiring Social Work Excellence in Worcestershire

Do you want to make a real, positive difference to the children and young people of Worcestershire?

If yes, we want to hear from you.


Experienced Social Worker – Fostering and Kinship


Welcome to Worcestershire Childrens First!

If you are a passionate and innovative social worker looking to make a difference, develop your career and improve the lives of children and young people, then Worcestershire Children First Fostering should be your next destination!

Are you a qualified and registered Social Worker who has a good knowledge of SGO and fostering regulations?

Can you demonstrate how the Kinship and fostering services contributes towards to the overall support and care planning needs of children who can’t remain in their birth parent’s care?

Do you have proven experience of completing assessments and reports to a high standard?  

Our Kinship Teams is part of Worcestershire Children First fostering and we are responsible for the assessment, supervision and support of kinship foster carers which would also include the delivering of foster carer pre and post approval training and undertaking viability and special guardianship assessments for court submission.

We are looking for people who will keep a relentless focus on positive outcomes for our children and young people. You will be working as part of a small team supported by dedicated administrative support.  To enhance your performance and development we have a strong team of permanent dedicated managers and senior managers.

Our offer to you:

Salary up to £37,728 + up to £3,000 welcome payment*

*Salary includes annual retention payment.  Welcome and annual retention payments, and relocation package are subject to eligibility criteria.

Relocation package worth up to £10,000 (subject to eligibility criteria)

We also have a great range of other benefits including flexible and mobile working, continual professional and career development through our Social Work Academy and a supportive environment where staff values each other.

What you now need to do:

Please press Apply to go to the application form.

We understand what an important decision this is, so If you want to find out more or for an informal chat call the Team Manager Caroline Sutch, 01905 845512.


Closing Date: 01/12/2021

Interview Date: To be confirmed

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