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Link Worker (Supervising Social Worker)

  • Salary: Amazing Benefits
  • Location: East Sussex
  • Date posted: 14-08-2018
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00003812_1534244424

A therapeutic, Independent Fostering Agency are looking for a Link Worker (Supervising Social Worker) covering a case-load of up to 15 foster carers over Sussex.

You will need to be an experienced Fostering Social Worker, ideally with experience or knowledge of Therapeutic Practice. This is a part-time, position cover 3 days a week. This Independent Fostering Agency are rated "Outstanding" by Ofsted.

What is on offer for you as the Link Worker:

  • No Out-of-Hours Duty
  • A supportive Team
  • A Company Laptop & Mobile Phone
  • A Pension Scheme
  • A Car Allowance or Company Car
  • Other terrific benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for you as the Link Worker:

  • Managing an existing caseload of Foster Carers
  • Reporting to the Team Manager
  • Supervision of Foster Carers

Requirements for you as the Link Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/Diploma)
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Experience of working within a Fostering Service ideally in an Independent Fostering Agency
  • An excellent working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering

Location: Sussex

Salary: Up to £32,000 pro rata

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

If this role is not 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!