FOSTERING – FOSTERING SUPPORT TEAM – Senior Social Worker SOUTHEND ON SEA BOROUGH COUNCIL

FOSTERING - FOSTERING SUPPORT TEAM – Senior Social Worker SOUTHEND ON SEA BOROUGH COUNCIL

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FOSTERING – FOSTERING SUPPORT TEAM – Senior Social Worker 
SOUTHEND ON SEA BOROUGH COUNCIL 
PERMANENT VACANCY – FOSTERING – FOSTERING SUPPORT TEAM – Senior Social Worker 
Salary: £36,648 – £42,403  
Permanent Role 
Pertemps is recruiting for an experienced PERMANENT VACANCY – FOSTERING – FOSTERING SUPPORT TEAM – Senior Social Worker – Southend on Sea Borough Council 
This post will be based within the Fostering Support Team. 
Southend-on-Sea Council’s Fostering Support Team are looking to appoint a permanent, Senior Social Worker, to support Foster Carers in their role of looking after children and young people. Ensuring that the highest professional standards and a good overall knowledge of relevant children’s and fostering legislation, regulations and practice methods are met. 
You will provide an efficient service to children, young people, their families and fostering families, ensuring that the needs of children and their parents and carers are professionally assessed.  
You will be required to investigate, evaluate and analyse information on cases, demonstrating clarity of assessment, reliability of information, evidence in conclusions and realistic action plans.  
As well as this, you will need to develop practice which takes a holistic view of the individual, locating them in their immediate and extended social circles and having full regard to their overall development needs. 
 
Employee benefits of working in Southend: 

  • Pension provision independent of share prices and stock market fluctuations 
  • Generous Leave entitlement 25-32 days (based on length of service) 
  • Employee Benefits Portal (wellbeing, salary sacrifice schemes, discounts) 
  • New Hybrid workstyles 
  • Modern Workspaces 
  • Mental health First Aiders 
  • Free eye care 
  • Varied and flexible learning opportunities 

 
Southend Values 
Our values drive the way we influence others, how we talk to each other, how we work together to achieve outcomes and how we behave: 

  • Inclusive – We put people at the heart of what we do 
  • Collaborative – We work together 
  • Proud – We are proud to make lives better 
  • Honest – We are honest, fair and accountable 
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Southend Behaviours 
Our behaviours are about how we conduct ourselves. They demonstrate how we expect people to treat others, how we expect to be treated and the way we should react to others and our environment: 

  • Driving positive change 
  • Trust and respect 
  • Demonstrating strong leadership 
  • Acting with integrity and behaving responsibly 
  • Building relationships to work well together 

 
This is a Permanent role 
 
Would you like a dedicated professional to support you in your next social care move? 
    
If the answer is yes, we’d really like to talk to you. 
 
Please contact Jacob Turner at Jacob.Turner@pprsocialcare.co.uk for more information.