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Senior Practitioner - Independent Fostering Agency

  • Salary: £35842 - £38395 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Wolverhampton, West Midlands
  • Date posted: 29-10-2019
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00006836_1572346657

An Independent Fostering Agency is looking for a Senior Practitioner to carry a small caseload of Foster carers around the West Midlands. This role is home-Based, full-time position.

The ideal Social Worker will have Significant Fostering experience ideally with an Independent Fostering Agency or Charity. This is a great chance to have a great work life balance and manageable caseload with a well-thought of organisation with a growing service.


What is on offer for you as the Senior Practitioner:

  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Training Opportunities
  • Further benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for you as the Senior Practitioner:

  • Managing a caseload of foster carers
  • Working in an out of hours rota
  • Recruiting & Assessing prospective new carers
  • Delivering training for Foster Carers
  • Improving the fostering service
  • Organising training for carers

Requirements for you as the Senior Practitioner:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/Diploma)
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Significant experience of working within Fostering, ideally with a Charity or Independent Fostering Agency as a Supervising Social Worker or Senior Practitioner
  • An excellent working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering

Location: Wolverhampton

Salary Scale: £35,842 - £38,395

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Jamil Olweny on 0118 948 5555 or jolweny@charecruitment.com 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!