Fostering Social Worker

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Warwick, Warwickshire
£32,234 - £34,728
09 Jul 2021
30 Jul 2021
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About Us and The Role


Warwickshire has a fantastic fostering team. We recruit foster carers, assess them, take applicants to our virtual fostering panel and offer our Warwickshire foster carers training and support. We also have an SGO (Special Guardianship Order) support team. We are countywide and have links with Fostering Network to support us and our foster carers.


We are fortunate to have a Psychologist who is based in our team and offer fantastic training. Our staff group is made up of fostering support workers and social workers. Our team is generally stable and growing to match the needs of the children in Warwickshire.

For this post we are looking to recruit a Fostering Social Worker. Are you a social worker who is looking for a new role and challenge?  Perhaps you are already in a similar role or in safeguarding and thinking about joining a Fostering Service.


Then this could be the job for you. Within Fostering you can still retain links with working directly with children, whist supporting their foster carers. Your work will be child focused, analytical and based on safeguarding evidence.


The role can be diverse and we have a fostering placement hub that adds an extra element to the role. The role of the supervising fostering social worker is specialised and will give the opportunity to right applicant to develop this skill.


We are open to applications wishing to secure a permanent part-time 22.5 hours or a 12 month full fixed term contract.

We would welcome you into a stable team with experienced manager.


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 information about the role please contact: Julie or Sarah, Or

Closing Date: 30th July 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 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  and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.



Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. See more.

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