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Social Worker - Fostering

Location: Preston
Salary: £24,562 - £28,192
Hours per Week: 37.5

12 month contract – 37.5 hours per week.

About us

At Together Trust we believe everybody deserves an equal chance in life. There are no exceptions. We provide a wide range of support services including fostering, residential, community and family support. We also provide specialist educational support through our schools and colleges.

The children and families who use our services live in safe, stable placements with individual assessments/person-centred plans supported by a highly experienced, committed and specialist staff. Our Foster team ensures safe, caring homes for children who need them. This could be for a matter of days, weeks, months or years. They help children and young people experience new things, build their self-esteem and grow and develop into young adults.

As our supervising social worker in Fostering you will…

Work closely with colleagues and local authority service purchasers overseeing all current and prospective foster placements. Be professional and supportive from recruitment and selection of foster families to getting to know the children and making a suitable and sustainable match. To be wholly involved in this incredibly rewarding role; from management of the placements to delivery of the service that has a child-focused ethos.

About you

An exceptional qualified social worker who can commit to the 12 month contract. You will enjoy working in a multidisciplinary environment and understand the benefits that fostering can have for children and families

Benefits

  • Certified Training
  • Child-Care Vouchers
  • Company Pension
  • Competitive Salary
  • Flexible Working
  • Generous Holiday
  • Great Working Environment
  • In House Training
  • Progression Opportunities
  • Recognised Qualifications

Our vacancies

No matter where your skills and interests lie, there’s an excellent chance that the role for you is here at the Together Trust.

Our work across the North West and surround areas involves providing all sorts of care and support to families, adults and children. If you thrive on helping others, take a look at our list of current opportunities. You can also sign up for email alerts so you’re the first to know when a new position opens up.