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Family Finder

  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: F&H/19/112802
  • Published: Thu 24/10/2019, 9:25 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 22/11/2019, 23:30 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £30,708 - £39,774
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Waltham Forest

We are looking for an enthusiastic Family Finder Social Worker to join one our
Corporate Parenting Team. Our Corporate Parenting service is very dynamic and
has recently underwent a restructure of services. Our current vacancy consist
of one full time social work posts. You will need at least three years post
qualifying child care experience.



The family finders as part of the Corporate Parenting teams has an unique
opportunity to be part of multi-disciplinary practice group and most of the
decisions about family finding and utilising differing resources and considering
the progression of family finding are generally agreed via the monthly meetings
such as permanence planning meetings or weekly group supervision meetings PSG
(practice support groups).



You are expected to be available to provide advice and support with regard to
family finding issues, at any point in the care proceedings.



The successful applicants will be expected to undertake a high standard of
assessments and assist in delivering services. You will need to have a good
understanding of the legal and policy frameworks surrounding adoption and
adoption support.



These job will suit those who are prepared to be creative and innovative in
their thinking. There is a strong team ethos and it is expected that the
successful applicant would have proven team working skills. You will be HCPC
registered and willing to complete an enhanced DBS.



In return the successful candidate will receive regular and good quality
supervision and support. We are committed to fairness and social justice and
welcome applications from everyone. We value our diverse workforce and aim to
work together to make the most of our differences.

Downloads

  • Safer Recruitment Statement
  • Equal Opportunities Policy Statement and Equality Act 2010 guidance
  • Role Profile

How to Apply

Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council

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  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: F&H/19/112802
  • Published: Thu 24/10/2019, 9:25 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 22/11/2019, 23:30 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £30,708 - £39,774
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Waltham Forest

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