Fostering Agency Advisor

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Reference:2/CD/20/320 

Salary:£43,662.00 - £45,591.00 

Working Hours:23 

Job Share:No 

Employment Type:Permanent  

Location:Shire Hall, Westgate Street, Gloucester - GL1 2TP 

Closing date:28 August 2020 at midnight 

Per annum (pro rata)

Gloucestershire Fostering Service is looking for a committed and enthusiastic Social Worker to work collaboratively with our independent fostering panel and our fostering resource. Gloucestershire is committed to offering an excellent service to foster carers whilst increasing the number of foster carers available to care for our children in care.

We have a very busy and experienced fostering panel who consider all new approvals, annual reviews and long term matches for children. We are looking for someone who has extensive fostering experience including knowledge of the fostering regulations and National Minimum Standards. In addition the ability to be flexible, work independently and provide excellent quality assurance feedback.

If you would like to discuss the role in more detail or have any questions please contact:

liz.pickering@gloucestershire.gov.uk or lisa.Long@gloucestershire.gov.uk

This position is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure check.

Interview Date - 15th & 16th September 2020.

Application Information

Gloucestershire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people or vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We value diversity in our workforce and positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

It is a legal requirement, under the Immigration Act 2016, that anyone appointed to a 'customer facing role' must be able to demonstrate an ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in fluent English.

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