Supervising Social Worker

Posted 22 May 2023
Salary £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
LocationEast Sussex
Job type Permanent
Discipline Fostering
Contact NameTom McKenna

Job description

A specialist "Outstanding" rated Independent Fostering Agency is looking for a Supervising Social Worker to supervise a small number of carers as well as undertake foster care assessments around the South-East Sussex & South West Kent Region.

This role is a full-time, homeworking, permanent position. The ideal Supervising Social Worker will have experience of working with children with complex medical needs and physical and learning disabilities along with a knowledge and understanding within a Fostering team.

Benefits for you as the Supervising Social Worker:

  • 28 Days Annual leave
  • Excellent training & development opportunities
  • Car Allowance of £1,200 per annum plus mileage 0.45p per mile
  • Contributory pension
  • Health Care plan
  • Employee Discount Platform
  • Additional Benefits

Your responsibilities as the Supervising Social Worker:

  • Supervising and supporting foster carers, their placements and support workers
  • To ensure staff and carers are working within the requirements of fostering regulations and national minimum standards
  • Undertake initial home visits
  • Attend regional fostering panel as required
  • Ensure safeguarding of children is paramount

Requirements of you as the Supervising Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid registration with social work England
  • Experience of working with Fostering
  • A knowledge of or experience of working with looked after children
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence and a fully operational vehicle

Location: South-East Sussex & South West Kent

Salary: up to £38,000

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Tom McKenna on 07587 031 100 or for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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