Special Guardianship Support Team Leader

Warwickshire County Wide
£42,821 - £44,863 (pro rata).
21 Apr 2021
18 May 2021
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About Us and The Role


Warwickshire Fostering Service are recruiting to the position of a Special Guardian Order (SGO) Support Practice Leader on a part time, permanent contract. We are investing additional resources into our offer to Special Guardians to create a team that can offer support to SGO holders and their children.  The investment plan is being implemented over the next two years.


The team supports families to seek therapeutic services through the Adoption Support Fund (ASF), it also operates a duty system with guidance to appropriate services and some direct therapeutic intervention. Our aim is to offer support to maintain placement stability. 



The SGO Support Team is small but is growing and has two dedicated social workers and a family support worker. The successful candidate will need to develop the team, have energy and drive to take the team where we have plans for it to be the very best. 



If you want to be part of this exciting and inspirational team, we welcome your application.

For further information please see the Job Description and Person Specification.

Additional Information


This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

For more information about the role please contact:  josmith@warwickshire.gov.uk


Closing date: 18th May 2021


To apply for this vacancy please click on the 'Apply' button.
Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not been submitted unless asked to do so.

If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk including your contact details and any relevant screenshots.
You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email on a regular basis after submitting your application.

As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification.

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk  and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.

Warwickshire County Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce and would particularly welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from the BAME community, disabled people and people from the LGBT+ Community.

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