We have lined up a fantastic panel of social workers and recruitment experts to answer your job seeking questions during a live online advice clinic this Wednesday from 7-8pm. Register now for an email reminder and we’ll make sure you don’t miss out on this one-off event by sending you an alert nearer the time.
And don’t forget, if you have a question about how to become more employable, write a top notch CV, wow at an interview or simply where to find your next social work job, you can submit it in advance.
Interim senior recruitment adviser, Brent council
Barry was area manager on a community care local authority client team from 2000 to 2004, before becoming senior recruitment strategy adviser for Hackney social services. After that he became head of recruitment for Hackney. He is currently recruitment strategy adviser at Brent council, working on improving recruitment in adult and children’s social care.
Zoë is a recently qualified social worker with almost two years’ local authority experience in both children’s and adult services, currently working as a care manager. She hosts an annual Confidence and Competence event to provide advice and support for students and newly qualified social workers.
Director of care at Supported Fostering Services (SFS)
Alan built up 35 years of frontline social work experience in local authorities before moving to the voluntary sector. He now regularly interviews social workers for posts at SFS, a charity and independent fostering provider. He is a British Association for Adoption and Fostering trustee and chair of Fostering Through Social Enterprise.