Practice Guidance

The roles and responsibilities of foster carers and social workers: quick guide

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Introduction

This guide forms part of Inform’s knowledge and practice hub on fostering. There are two social workers directly involved in every foster care placement, the social worker for the child or young person and the supervising social worker (SSW) from the local authority or fostering provider who supervises and supports the foster carer. Each has […]

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