Social Worker

Social Worker

POLARIS CHILDREN'S SERVICES

'STARS'

SOCIAL WORKER

Base Location: Nottingham

Covering Location: East Midlands

Salary: Up to £35,000

Benefits: 30 days’ Annual Leave, rising to 35 days’ with length of service + Bank Holidays, Enhanced Mileage, Company Pension, Life Assurance x2 & Employee Discount Scheme

ABOUT US

Polaris Children’s Services are an established children’s services provider that delivers innovative and outcomes-based services, offering real value and building brighter futures for as many children, young people and families as possible.

STARS is delivered by Polaris Children’s Services, an established children’s services provider experienced in successfully working with children, families and foster carers using a range of evidenced based models of work.

Working across Derby City, Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire, we are working to support young people to transition from residential care to foster care placements, be supported to avoid escalation from fostering to residential care, supporting young people to be re-unified with their families/primary carers; and helping young people to remain out of care.

Organisation
Polaris Children's Services
Department
Social Work
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Salary
Up to 35,000
Geographical Location
East Midlands
Office
Nottingham
Position Reference
n/a
Closing Date
25-06-2021
Ref No
2964
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Role Details

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

We are now looking for an enthusiastic and committed Social Worker to support the delivery of high quality, evidence informed services to children, young people and families/foster carers. This is a fantastic opportunity for a qualified social worker to provide a safe, comprehensive and flexible social work service to children/young people and families/carers. 

Primarily the staff will support young people to

  1. Transition from residential care to foster care placements,
  2. Be supported maintain a foster placement  avoiding risk of escalation from fostering to residential care,
  3. Support young people to be re-unified with their families/primary carers,
  4. Help young people to remain living at home, where they are considered to be ‘on the edge of care’.

If you are also compassionate, reliable and outcomes-focused, and want to join a dynamic team which is committed to making a real difference, then we want to hear from you.

The successful candidate must hold a current registration with the HCPC or equivalent body.

If you have any questions about this role please contact Karina Ghani on 07435 805 124.

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