Qualified Social Workers - Fostering Service
Ref no: 2144-2633
Main Grade: £28,221 to £30,755 + recruitment & retention package of £5000 over 6 years.
Higher Grade: £34,105 - £38,052 p.a.
Hours per week - 37 or 18.5 hours per week permanent
Plus 37 or 18.5 hours per week temporary/secondment opportunity to cover maternity
Please indicate on your applications whether you are applying for a main grade or higher grade post and what hours/post you are applying for.
Are you a motivated, enthusiastic, passionate with a 'can do' attitude who shares our passion for improving children's and young people's lives?
We are seeking qualified and suitably experienced Social Workers to join our Fostering Service. This is an ideal opportunity to develop specialist knowledge within the fostering sector. You will have the autonomy and responsibility to really make a difference.
We currently have opportunities for social workers across the fostering service in the
- recruitment and assessment of mainstream foster carers
- assessment of 'connected persons' as both foster carers and Special Guardians
- support and supervision of mainstream and 'connected person' foster carers
This is an exciting time to join Portsmouth City Council Fostering Service as we strive to further enhance outcomes for looked after children in the City. We are committed to professional development and the provision of training to staff.
Portsmouth City Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. It is also committed to promoting quality childcare across the City that works to improve outcomes for children.
DBS Disclosure at Enhanced level will be required prior to any offer of employment and this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
Every post is subject to PCC and Portsmouth Safeguarding Children’s Board safer recruitment procedures.