• Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Midlands
  • £ Up to £38,000

Parker Rose Group are looking for an Senior Practitioner for an IFA based in the Midlands.


Up to £38,000 per annum


• At least 3 years post-qualifying experience of working with and supporting Foster Carers (this may have been achieved whilst undertaking other responsibilities such as general childcare work)
• Qualifications: DipSW, CQSW, Degree in Social Work (or equivalent)
• Social Work England registration (formerly HCPC)

• Working knowledge of the Children Act 1989 Specifically – Guidance and Regulations Volume 3
• Working knowledge of Care Matters: Transforming the Lives of Children and Young People in Care
• Working knowledge of the Children Act 2004
• Working knowledge of the Fostering Services National Minimum Standards Fostering Services Regulations 2011
• Experience of approving Foster Carers and attendance at fostering panels
• Excellent report writing skills (particularly Form F and Annual Review reports) and the ability to enable team members to reach a similar standard
• Working knowledge of safeguarding systems
• A commitment to high quality service delivery combined with a commitment to business development
• Ability to be flexible in working hours to support carers, children and young people, recognising that support needs to be available outside of normal office hours
• Ability to respond to challenges
• Self-motivated and able to work on own when required
• Commitment to working in partnership with colleagues from other sections of RFS.
• Ability to manage, lead and motivate others and to establish a close and productive working relationship with the services Registered Manager
• Computer literacy
• Full valid UK driving licence

If you are interested in this vacancy and wish to apply, please follow the application instructions stated on the website or contact Mike at Parker Rose Group on 01732 424132


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