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Fostering Social Worker

This is a very exciting time to join our newly created fostering service, as we have modernised and aligned the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough fostering teams. You will be involved from the start in supporting the service to build on its strengths and become an outstanding fostering agency. A commitment and passion for supporting foster families and the children in care that they are looking after is essential.

We have a vacancy for a fostering social worker in the recruitment & assessment team. If you have skills and experience in recruiting, assessing and supporting foster families we would love to hear from you.

We are a friendly, hardworking and dedicated staff group who offer a supportive work environment.

You must be a qualified social worker with current SWE registration, we are a countywide service and willingness to travelling is essential as some assessments are undertaken out of county. The successful candidate should also have the ability to work flexibly including some evenings and occasional weekends.

This role is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Appointment to this post will be subject to the outcome of an Enhanced Disclosure obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service. The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

If you would love to work for an authority that will genuinely love you back, apply today.

This is a rolling campaign, and we will review applications daily so please don’t wait for the closing date to apply. Candidates will be progressed shortly after they apply, and the opportunity will be filled as soon as we identify a suitable candidate, which may be before the closing date. So please don’t hesitate, we want to speak to you now!

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