37 hour per week contract role to start ASAP until 31-01-18 with a possible extension.
We currently have two posts available in the Through Care Team. These posts will be focussing on setting up and maintaining a duty service to the team, with a limited case holding responsibility. This will involve placing children and young people which could be after office hours and out of the City. The posts will also involve working with Looked After Children to support through long term fostering or reunification home to their families, or with our Care Leavers through to independence.
In addition, the team deal with the unaccompanied minors that arrive at the Port of Portsmouth. This is an exciting and privileged opportunity to support children and young people in their plans for permanence and to prepare them for adulthood.
Must be a Qualified Social Worker, be HCPC (Health and Care Professionals Council) registered and hold an Enhnaced DBS.