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Senior Practitioner – covering Bournemouth, Poole and Dorset

Full-time – Permanent (Ref: FFCSP01)
Salary starting from £36,134 per annum depending upon experience plus mileage and pension

Are you looking for a new challenge? We have an exciting new opportunity due to the expansion of our leadership team.

Footprints Foster Care provides high quality foster care to local children. We are a small agency that ensures foster carers receive personalised support.

We are looking for an enthusiastic person who is committed to improving outcomes for our looked after children and developing the professional skills and knowledge of our foster carers. The ability to work closely with Local Authorities and sound verbal and written skills are a necessity.

You will be responsible for supervising and supporting the small social work team including the supervising social workers and support staff. Deputising for the Registered Manager when appropriate and contributing to the agency’s quality assurance processes.

You will need to be a qualified Social Worker and hold a current Social Work England (or equivalent) registration. You will need at least 3 years post qualifying experience in children’s social work with a minimum of 1 years’ experience in a managerial role preferably with fostering/adoption services.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all employees to share this commitment and undertake appropriate checks.

We are an equal opportunities employer and committed to fairness, equality and diversity in the workplace.

To apply for this position and request an application form, job description and person specification email or telephone 01202 573408 for further information.

Closing Date: 30 May 2022. Please note only applications completed and submitted by the closing date will be accepted. Unfortunately, only those applicants shortlisted will be contacted with regards to an invitation to interview. This means if you do not hear within two weeks of the closing date, we regret your application will not have been successful on this occasion.

Interviews will be held week commencing 6 June 2022.

CoramBAAF Form F Assessors

We are currently looking for self-employed BAAF Form F Assessors to complete assessments for prospective foster carers based in the Bournemouth and Poole area. If you are a qualified social worker registered with the HCPC and experienced at professional report writing we would like to hear from you.

Interested in working for us?

If you feel you would like to work with us, please email your CV to us. No agencies please.