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Advanced Practitioner - Fostering

  • Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Date posted: 07-06-2018
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00003438_1528386480

A well-thought of Independent Fostering Agency is looking for an experienced Fostering Social Worker to be the Advanced Practitioner for their Fostering team.

This role is a full-time position with a salary of up to £38,000. The ideal Social Worker will have experience as a Senior Supervising Social Worker or Supervising Social Worker within Fostering with private organisations. This is a great opportunity to join an exciting organisation and team.

Benefits for you as the Advanced Practitioner:

  • Annual leave of 25 days (+ 8 public holidays and your birthday off)
  • Excellent training & development opportunities
  • Contributory pension
  • Mileage paid at 0.45 ppm
  • Out-of-Hours payments


Your responsibilities as the Advanced Practitioner:

  • Supervision and Management of Foster Carers
  • Recruiting and assessing Foster Carers
  • Contribution to Foster Carer training
  • Supervising Social Workers
  • Deputising for the Fostering Manager
  • Partaking in the Out-of-Hours duty rota


Requirements of you as the Advanced Practitioner:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • Significant experience of working with Fostering
  • Experience of working for an Independent Fostering Agency
  • Experience of supervising Students or Social Workers
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence and a fully operational vehicle



Location: Lancashire/Greater Manchester

Salary: up to £38,000


Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Jamil Olweny on 0118 948 5555 for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details.

If this Advanced Practitioner role isn't what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!