This job has been posted for more than 30 working days and has expired.

Social Worker - Special Guardianship Fostering Team

West Sussex County Council are looking for a Social Worker to join their Special Guardianship Fostering and Adoption team.

This is a Locum Social Work role.

The ideal Social Worker will be well versed in Adoption and Foster work proceedings and familiar with Special Guardianship cases.

The key to success in this kind of role is to be able to work well with Foster Carers throughout their process of fostering a child.

Benefits for you as a Special Guardianship Fostering and Adoption Social Worker:

  • Competitive pay rate

  • Home working available

  • In this climate, a rare opportunity to join a Fostering and Adoption team

  • Easily accessible via car or public transport

Your responsibilities as a Special Guardianship Fostering and Adoption Social Worker:

  • Be a part of supervisory meetings with either Team Managers or Senior Social Workers regularly to monitor progress and identify development needs

  • Form F Assessments, SGO's and Parenting Assessments

  • Support foster carers through the process of fostering a child, providing out of hours support if necessary

  • Visit and maintain contact with them as necessary

Requirements of you as a Special Guardianship Fostering and Adoption Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)

  • A valid Social Work England registration

  • Have competent knowledge and experience of Fostering and Special Guardianship work

cation: Horsham, West Sussex

Pay rate: £32.00 - £35.00 per hour

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Katherine Scoggins on 0118 948 5555 or email for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

If this role isn't what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!