Link Worker (Supervising Social Worker)
Job Type: Part Time (3 days a week, with days being flexibly agreed)
Salary: Pro rata, £30,000.00 to £34,000.00 per annum (depending on experience)
Reports to: Fostering Manager, Leominster.
This is a new and exciting opportunity to join Family Fostering Partners, an Independent Fostering Agency providing high quality family homes for children and young people who are looked after. We are an attachment focussed agency who have worked in Wales for the last seven years and our team is now growing and moving into Herefordshire and the West Midlands.
We are looking for a Qualified Social Worker to join us as Link Worker, providing support and management to a small and manageable caseload of foster families.
You will need to be at least 3 years qualified because the role also involves undertaking Form F assessments of potential new foster parents.
Our ideal candidate will have experience of working with children and families and a good knowledge of fostering legislation. It is essential that you have a full driving licence and use of a car.
Our office is based in Leominster, but you will be managing your own diary and there is the opportunity for some home working. We provide a supportive working environment with an emphasis on individual, team, and service development.
- Generous Annual Leave entitlement: Up to 30 days annual leave, in addition to Statutory Bank Holidays
- Length of Service Award – an additional 5 days annual leave after 5 years service
- Paid staff membership to Foster Talk, with employee benefits and rewards
- Competitive business mileage rates
- Employers contributory pension scheme
Closing date for applications- Midday, Friday the 4th of February 2022.
Interviews will take place at our office in Leominster at a date and time to be confirmed.
For more information, or for an informal discuss on the role, please email firstname.lastname@example.org