Job details

Reference number - 1652 - 2068

Location - Portsmouth

Salary - Details below

Job type/hours - permanent, full time

Closing date - 5.00pm on the 30 May 2018

Social Worker - Connected Persons/SGO Assessing - Fostering Service Team 

Salary: Main Grade £28,221 to £30,755 p.a. + recruitment & retention package of £5000 over 6 years


Higher Grade: £34,105 - £38,052 p.


37 hours per week                                        


We are seeking a qualified Social Worker with relevant experience to specialise in Family and Friends work.

This post is an ideal opportunity to develop specialist knowledge within the family & friends sector of foster care and Special Guardianship. You will have the autonomy and responsibility to really make a difference.

This is an interesting opportunity which will ensure a range of professional opportunities to the post holders and may also provide the opportunity to undertake recruitment, 'Form F' assessment work and supporting foster carers when the workload allows.

Portsmouth Local Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. It is also committed to promoting quality childcare across the City that works to improve outcomes for children.


DBS Disclosure at Enhanced level will be required prior to any offer of employment and this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.


Every post is subject to PCC and Portsmouth Safeguarding Children’s Board safer recruitment procedures.

Applications received after the closing date this may not be considered.

For further details on the role as well as information on how to apply please click on the links below.



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