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- Contract type
- 775 days ago
Due to a recent contract award, SWIIS Foster Care urgently requires Qualified Social Workers to work as Form F Assessors. Working on a sessional basis, successful applicants will undertake competency-based Form F Assessments on prospective foster carers in their area of choice.
Successful applicants will have a recognised qualification in social work, hold a valid GSCC registration certificate, and have prior experience of undertaking Form F assessments, ideally in the Fostering Network format or the BAAF format.
SWIIS Foster Care offers a competitive fee per assessment and travelling expenses. SWIIS Form F Assessors will receive comprehensive professional support and continued professional development.
SWIIS is a provider of quality services, led by people who have extensive knowledge of the health and social care industry and the needs of the different sectors within which we work. SWIIS offers all workers full continuous professional training, dedicated consultant and 24 hour on-call support, and flexible working opportunities to meet individual workers requirements within their skill sectors.
Details and benefits
Competitive fee per assessment.
Comprehensive professional support.
Ongoing training provided for all sessional social workers.
Current GSCC registration.
Recognised professional social work qualification.
Creative approach to empowering service users to achieve their goals.
Knowledge of child care legislation and other relevant legislation/initiatives pertaining to foster care.
Willingness to work on a flexible basis, e.g. evenings and weekends.
Ability to produce high-quality family assessments.
Confidence and proficiency in presenting to local authority and agency panels.
Driving license and own transport.
Ability to work in the UK without visa restrictions.
2 years of post-qualification experience in family placement.
Strong IT skills.
If you have the skills, attitude and experience to be successful in this role, we want to hear from you today. Please submit an up-to-date CV detailing a full employment and study history.
SWIIS is an equal opportunities employer.
Due to the volume of applicants, if you have not received a response from us within 14 days, please assume that you have not been successful in your application.
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