Supervising Social Worker

Posted 25 January 2023
Salary £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
LocationCirencester
Job type Permanent
DisciplineSocial Work Fostering
ReferenceJ6757_1674665175
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.

Offering:

  • 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 dwalsh@charecruitment.com to discuss the above or other opportunities that you would like me to seek for you.