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Fostering senior practitioner

  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: F&H/20/124073
  • Published: Mon 02/03/2020, 9:41 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 09/04/2020, 23:30 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £30,711 - £39,774
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Waltham Forest

The post is that of Senior Practitioner within Children and Families Services and is responsible for all aspects of recruitment, assessment, support and supervision to approved foster carers, connected carers and private foster carers.

The fostering service in Waltham Forest has re-shaped, bringing together its assessment and support service to provide consistency in support that we provide to foster carers. Social workers working in this service will be committed to establishing trusting relationships with their carers during the assessment stage, building on this further post approval and supporting them during their first placements when they are at their most vulnerable.

Applicants will have a working knowledge of relevant legislation and experience of working in children’s services. They will be enthusiastic and highly committed to providing support and challenge to our foster carers to ensure that the children of Waltham Forest receive quality care in a warm family environment.

They will be part of a service that supports its workers in the practice support group model and is involved in developing innovations such as the Mockingbird Family Model and Virtual Reality.

Please refer to full JD for further details.

 

To know more about the role email:

Swapnil.shrivastava@walthamforest.gov.uk

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  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: F&H/20/124073
  • Published: Mon 02/03/2020, 9:41 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 09/04/2020, 23:30 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £30,711 - £39,774
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Waltham Forest

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