Job details

Reference number - 1652-2120

Location - Portsmouth

Salary - details below

Job type/hours - 37 hours per week

Closing date - 5.00pm 8 July 2018

Social Worker - Connected Persons Assessment - 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.


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.

 Closing time/date: 5.00pm on the 8 July 2018

Applications received after 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.



How to apply

You can apply by post or email. Please see the 'How to apply' document below.