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Senior Practitioner - Independent Fostering Agency

  • Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
  • Location: Gloucestershire
  • Date posted: 24-10-2019
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Adoption, Local Authority, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00006808_1571925804

A well-known Independent Fostering Agency with a family-feel working environment is looking for a Fostering Social Worker to be the Senior Practitioner of their team in Gloucestershire.
This role is full-time, and permanent, and they offer an extensive list of benefits, along with a competitive salary.

The ideal Social Worker will have relevant Management and fostering experience. You will need to be committed and have the drive to match this Independent Fostering Agencies ambitions and they always look internally for promotions before externally.

Benefits for you as the Senior Practitioner:

  • 25 Days Annual leave
  • Mileage paid - 0.45P
  • Contributory pension Scheme
  • Progression Opportunists
  • Healthcare
  • Additional Discounts

Your responsibilities as the Senior Practitioner:

  • Recruiting & Assessing prospective new carers
  • Quality Assurance
  • Deputising for the Fostering Manager
  • Attend panel meetings
  • Supporting and supervising to Supervising Social Workers
  • Monitor and deliver training to Foster Carers and Staff

Requirements of you as the Senior Practitioner:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid HCPC registration
  • Significant experience of working within Children
  • Experience of working within a Senior/Managerial position
  • Experience of working within Fostering
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence

Location: Gloucestershire

Salary: up to £36,000

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

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