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Social Worker - Special Guardianship Team

London Borough of Southwark is looking for an experienced Social Worker to join their Fostering Team.

This is a Locum Social Work role.

The ideal Social Worker will have knowledge and experience working in a Fostering Team and have previously completed SGOs, Reg 24 processes and presented cases at Fostering Panel.

Benefits for you as a Supervising Social Worker:

  • Competitive Pay Rate: £32.00

  • Hybrid Working Model

  • Easily accessible via car or public transport

  • Part-time applications welcome

Your responsibilities as a Supervising Social Worker:

  • Assessments of connected carers (Regulation 24)

  • Assessment of prospective Special Guardianship Carers

  • Providing outstanding level of support to foster carers and children in care

  • Ability to complete assessments within statutory time frames

  • Provide assessments for SGO cases in compliance with court expectations

  • Confidence when presenting to the foster panel

Requirements of you as a Supervising Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)

  • A valid Social Work England registration

  • Have competent knowledge and experience as a Social Worker on a Fostering or Kinship Team

  • A valid UK Driving Licence and vehicle is required

Location: Southwark, London

Umbrella pay rate: £32.00

PAYE payment options available also

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Jordan Peat on 0118 948 5555 or email for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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