Supervising Social Worker

Posted 13 February 2024
Salary £36000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
Job type Permanent
Discipline Social Work
Contact NameSarah Tomlin

Job description

An Independent Fostering Agency based in Taunton is looking for a Qualified Social Worker to join their team as a Supervising Social Worker. This is a permanent and full-time position.

The teams core beliefs are that the most vulnerable children in society deserve the highest level of care and support; empowering children to be the best versions of themselves.

Please do not apply for this job if you require sponsorship to work in the UK. This position is only available for those who have right to work in the UK and have a Social Work Degree.

Benefits for you as a Supervising Social Worker:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Generous Annual Leave - 28 days entitlement
  • Additional Day off for your Birthday!
  • Learning and Development opportunities
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Progression Opportunities

Responsibilities for you as a Supervising Social Worker:

  • Recruit, Assess and Monitor the stability and experience of Foster Carers.
  • Provide and record regular supervision to allocated Foster Carers in line with the agency's standards.
  • Contribute to Foster Carer annual reviews.
  • Out of Hours duty system on a rota basis.

Requirements for you as a Supervising Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A Social Work England registration
  • Post qualification experience in Fostering
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence
  • A working knowledge and understanding of relevant Social Work legislation and regulations

Location: Taunton

Salary scale: £36,000 - £39,000 (depending on expereince) + Benefits

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Sarah Tomlin - 07425728375 or

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