We are seeking to recruit a senior social worker to provide our foster carers and children looked after with regular support, services, training and ongoing development to promote positive outcomes and experiences.
You will be required to supervise, support, and review approved foster carers within our Fostering Agency. You will need to work in partnership with other professionals in order to provide placements that keep children safe and enable children and young people to thrive and reach their potential – In order Develop positive and professional working relationships with colleagues within Children’s Services and with other agencies.
In addition you should participate appropriately in Looked After Children planning meetings and reviews. You will also be required to undertake office duty days, placement searches, and matching and respond to crises, as and when required.
Other duties include: being able to prioritise and plan ahead, Review foster carer approval as required and present to Fostering panel as required, contribute to the development of the fostering service to meet the unmet need and the demands faced by new legislation. You will be required to provide robust record keeping and use of IT systems. Provide support and supervision to carers in accordance with statutory regulations, national minimum standards, and Birmingham Childrens Trust Fostering Agency requirements.
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