Foster Placement Support Worker – Taunton / Bridgewater

Placement Support Worker – Taunton / Bridgewater

Salary scale: £18,000 – £20,400 pa

The role of the Placement Support Worker is to be proactively involved in the support of foster carers, through direct work with children placed and birth children. The post holder must work in partnership with agency Social Workers to work within the child’s care plan and network to provide additional services for the child. More detailed information can be found in the job description and person spec download below.

The successful candidate will be supporting placements within an approximate radius of 50 miles of Taunton. There may be occasions when further distances are required.

You will be joining a committed team of social workers and placement support workers with high ethical standards and a commitment to best childcare practice. You will receive monthly supervision, annual appraisals, a realistic caseload (maximum 12 carers) and opportunities for further professional and personal development.

Benefits include:

  • Company car allowance
  • Realistic case loads
  • Regular supervision

You will be joining a fantastic and supportive team and the right candidates will be key in further growth and development of our agency.

To apply please download the following.

Job Description & Person Spec – Placement Support Worker

Application Form

Child Protection And Safeguarding Policy

Recruitment and Selection Policy

Recruitment and Selection Policy Appendix A RECRUITMENT OF EX-OFFENDERS POLICY

The closing date for applications is 22/08/2018

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