An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Fostering Team for a Fostering Social Worker to recruit, assess, train and support foster carers.  You will be part of a fostering service that is working to deliver the best possible outcomes for children and young people by increasing placement stability and supporting permanence.

Application deadline 4th March 2018
Job reference ACS62
Job location Calderdale
Hours per-week 37 hours per week
Salary £25,951 - £31,601 per annum

Salary: Level 2/3 Social Worker, SCP 31-36, £25,951 – £31,601 per annum, Permanent, 37 hours per week


The Voice of the Child is an important part of our work and the successful applicant will be asked to work in creative ways to represent the views of children and young people in placement.


There is greater expectancy on flexible working as evening visits are often required and you will be expected to take part in Skills to Foster and recruitment events which may take place on a weekend.


For an informal chat please contact Sadie Mulkeen on 01422 266124

Closing Date: Sunday, 4th March 2018

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants to posts that are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act will require a DBS (formerly CRB) from the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed.

How to apply

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