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Senior Supervising Social Worker - Independent Fostering Agency

  • Salary: £34000 - £36400 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Lincolnshire
  • Date posted: 15-04-2019
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00005289_1555344028

A family-owned, therapeutic Independent Fostering Agency is looking for a Senior Supervising Social Worker to carry a small caseload of Foster carers around South Lincolnshire and grow the service in the region. This role is a home-Based, full-time and permanent position. This is an "Outstanding" rated service by Ofsted.

The ideal Social Worker will have significant Fostering experience. This is a great chance to have a great work life balance and manageable caseload and as of 2020, the successful candidate will be in line to become the Practice Manager of the region.

What is on offer for you as the Senior Supervising Social Worker:

  • Mileage paid at 0.45ppm
  • 30 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • A Pension Scheme
  • A discretionary bonus
  • A Car Allowance
  • Further benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for you as the Senior Supervising Social Worker:

  • Supervising 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 Supervising Social Worker:

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

Location: South Lincolnshire

Salary: Up to just over £36,400 & benefits

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

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