Independent Social Worker - Fostering

Independent Social Worker - Fostering


Role: Independent Social Worker

Rate: Negotiable dependent upon experience

Base Location: Home Based

Covering Location: Bristol and the South West

About Us

We are pioneers in therapeutic foster care, which is now widely used by many organisations. Providing a very clear and effective approach, it’s a powerful and rewarding way of working that’s able to bring life-changing transformations for everyone involved.

Due to continued progress and expansion we are now seeking support from an Independent Social Worker to help us develop our service into Bristol.

Social Work
Full Time and Part Time roles available
Contract Type
Self Employed
únegotiable dependent upon experience and agreed work
Geographical Location
South Western
Position Reference
Closing Date
Ref No

Role Details

About You

  • Be a qualified Social Worker
  • Be registered with Social Work England
  • Have extensive experience of the Fostering sector including a strong understanding of the Children Act 1989, Fostering and Adoption Act 2002, the National Minimum Standards for Fostering Services, and Fostering Services Regulations.
  • Hold, or be willing to take out, professional indemnity insurance
  • Be formally registered as self-employed with HMRC, or be willing to undertake this
  • Have previously completed and successfully taken to Panel at least one Form F Assessment
  • Be willing to attend induction and training days anywhere in the UK if required (any travel costs incurred to be met by ISP)
  • Have unrestricted access to your own car and be willing to travel across Bristol and the South West
  • Undertake an Enhanced DBS check if not on the update service (costs incurred to be met by ISP)

If you have any questions and wish to speak to someone in greater detail about this opportunity, please contact Emma Hannett on 07775 668 974.

To be considered please submit an application and someone will be in touch.