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Senior Supervising Social Worker

  • Salary: £31000 - £36000 per annum + excellent benefits
  • Location: Cumbria
  • Date posted: 26-10-2017
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Management, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00002982_1509037232

A regionally based Independent Fostering Agency requires a Senior Supervising Social Worker for their well-thought of Fostering team in Cumbria.

What is on offer:

  • An excellent travel package including a Company Car
  • Competitive annual leave
  • Company pension
  • Private Healthcare
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • A supportive team
  • Other terrific benefits

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recruiting, training, assessing and supporting Foster Carers
  • Providing safe placements for foster children and young people
  • Working with and building relationships with placing authorities
  • Supervising foster carers
  • Supervising staff
  • Helping the Fostering Agency to continue growth
  • Working to agreed timescales
  • Working in an Out-Of-Hours rota


  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid HCPC registration
  • Significant experience of working as a Qualified Social Worker within Children and Families teams
  • Significant experience within Fostering
  • Be willing to participate in an out of hours' rota and undertake assessments
  • An excellent knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care, Fostering and Adoption
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence and have access to a vehicle to travel to other areas

CLOSING DATE: Mid-November 2017

Want to apply?

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Jamil Olweny on 0118 948 5555 or via email for further details