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Private Fostering Social Worker

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£30, 711 - £39,774
Waltham Forest
Working Pattern:
Part Time
17.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
06/03/2020 at 23:30 PM
Vacancy Description

The post is that of Fostering Social Worker (part time flexible) within the Corporate Parenting Service, specifically responsible for Private Fostering. It is responsible for a range of activities to support the Service in maintaining high standards and compliance with Regulations and National Minimum Standards. We would also consider candidates who do not have direct experience as private fostering worker but have reasonable knowledge and understanding on the subject and have good assessment skills.

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Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

How to apply
Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council

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