Supervising Social Worker

Posted 25 January 2023
Salary £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Job type Permanent
Discipline Social Work Fostering
Contact NameDavid Walsh

Job description

An Independent Fostering Agency are looking for a Supervising Social worker to join their team who are a values-based children's service that underpins their REACH-approach. It stands for Resilience, Education, Acceptance, Child-centred and Holistic; it's a framework based on resilience theory, attachment theory and aspects of social pedagogy. This provides bespoke, consistent therapeutic care for each child.

This is an exciting opportunity for a skilled Social Worker to influence and effect change within their dynamic organisation.


  • Career Development -Many career paths, recognising hard work & supporting you into senior roles.
  • Low Caseloads - You will typically be responsible for up to 13 fostering families.
  • Competitive Salary - using structured pay grades based on your training and experience.
  • Car Allowance - £100 p/m car allowance to allow you to work flexibly from different locations.
  • Wellbeing - Access to therapeutic wellbeing sessions with our Therapeutic Services team.
  • Bonuses - receive £200 service award on your two-year anniversary, plus up to £500 special recognition service for outstanding practice.
  • Medicash - Cashback for various medical appointments & treatments with MediCash.
  • Life Assurance Scheme - 3 x annual salary after successful completion of your probation review.
  • Increased Holiday - 27 days increasing gradually to 30 days after 4 years' service.

Your responsibilities as a Supervising Social Worker:

  • Can manage your own caseload of typically 13 fostering families, giving support and guidance when necessary and help them to develop their skills.
  • Have worked in a fostering related social work role and /or child social care, such as a looked after children's team.
  • Have a good knowledge of fostering regulations, childcare law and safeguarding issues.
  • Can make objective professional assessments of children and young people.
  • Have access to a car and a valid driving licence.

Requirements of you as Supervising Social worker:

  • Have a relevant professional qualification in Social Work.
  • Are Social Work England (SWE) registered.
  • Have worked in a fostering related social work role and /or child social care, such as a looked after children's team.

Location: Cirencester/Gloucestershire

Salary scale: £35,000 to £38,000 d.o.e + Benefits

What do you get from working with me?

  • CV enhancement
  • Application form enhancement
  • Access to many jobs in the market
  • I am a dedicated consultant that will work endlessly to assure the whole process is a smooth running as possible
  • Interview preparation assistance
  • Expert consultation
  • Questions answered
  • Offer negotiation

I am also offering a referral bonus of £250.00 to anyone who refers a social work professional to our agency that is successfully placed.

Please feel free to contact me anytime on 07425 728 375 or to discuss the above or other opportunities that you would like me to seek for you.