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Senior Supervising Social Worker - not-for-profit IFA

  • Salary: £34400 - £36300 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Yorkshire and the Humber
  • Date posted: 14-10-2019
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Management, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00006707_1571059749

A not-for-profit Independent Fostering Agency is looking for a Senior Supervising Social Worker to carry a small caseload of Foster carers around West & South Yorkshire. This role is home-Based, full-time position where you would actually working as the Principal Social Worker until April 2020 on a fixed-term contract then going back to the Senior Supervising Social Worker 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.


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

  • Mileage paid at 0.45ppm
  • 32 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • An unmatched Pension Scheme 10%
  • Out of hours payments
  • Further benefits

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

  • 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)
  • 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: West & South Yorkshire

Salary: Up to just over £36,272 & great benefits (up to £40,839 for the Principal Social Worker position)

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!