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Senior Practitioner - Independent Fostering Agency

  • Salary: £37000 - £38500 per annum + benefits
  • Location: South Yorkshire
  • Date posted: 30-04-2020
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Management, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00007498_1588263372

As the Senior Practitioner, you will be an experienced Fostering Social Worker with a knowledge or experience of practicing with a Therapeutic Approach and experience of supervising or managing staff.

This is a permanent & full-time position and you will be managing a reduced caseload that covers: South Yorkshire. This Independent Fostering Agency are well known for providing a good work life balance along with training and development opportunities. You will need to have the commitment and drive to match this agencies reputation and desire to remain "Outstanding" rated by Ofsted.

What is on offer for the Senior Practitioner:

  • Excellent training and development programmes (DDP training)
  • A fantastic supportive team
  • Competitive annual leave + bank holidays
  • £62 per month car allowance + 0.32p per mile mileage
  • Clear avenues for progression to Senior Supervising Social Worker
  • A good life work life balance (TOIL)
  • A competitive Pension Scheme
  • Other terrific benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for the Senior Practitioner:

  • Supervise a small team of Link Workers (Supervising Social Workers)
  • Carry a reduced caseload of Foster Carers
  • Quality Assurance
  • Contribute to Service Development
  • Working in an Out-Of-Hours rota

Requirements of the Senior Practitioner:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/Diploma)
  • Registered with Social Work England
  • Significant experience of working within a Fostering team
  • Experience of working for an Independent Fostering Agency
  • A working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering

Location: South Yorkshire/North Lincolnshire


Salary Scale: £37,000 - £39,000 + benefits

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Jamil Olweny on 01189 485 555 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!

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