Senior Social Worker – Family Finding Team

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Location
Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary
Senior Social Worker – Family Finding Team
Posted
30 Aug 2017
Closes
24 Sep 2017
Job Ref
DP/17/41929
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

If you have 3 years or more post qualifying experience & are  joining us from another authority; you will receive a recruitment incentive payment of £3,000 (subject to tax and national insurance deductions).

 

If you stay with one of our frontline teams for two years and remain with us; on your third year, you will receive a retention payment of £2,400, paid quarterly in your pay package.

Working alongside the child’s network, you will identify permanent carers who can meet the needs of children over the age of two.

From driving through recruitment campaigns, through to organising effective presentation and planning, everything you do will be centred around the needs of the child.

As the lead officer, you will work alongside other Local Authorities, external adoption and fostering agencies to secure appropriate placements for children.  You will facilitate chair and planning meetings including professional meetings, family finding evaluation meetings and introduction and placement meetings.  You will provide statements to and attend Court; as well as compiling necessary matching and family find reports to Adoption Panels and external funding teams.

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