Supervising Social Worker

Posted 07 March 2023
Salary Up to £40383 per annum + Benefits
Job type Permanent
Discipline Social Work
Contact NameJames Doherty

Job description

A children's charity is looking for a Supervising Social Worker to carry a caseload of Foster carers around the Aberdeenshire/Northeast Scotland region. This roles are partially home-based and full-time positions.

The ideal Social Worker will have Fostering experience, and this is a great chance to have a great work life balance and manageable caseload with a well-thought of organisation that is known for investing in their staff CPD with good training & development opportunities.

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

  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • A fantastic supportive team
  • 26 days of annual leave + bank holidays (can purchase more and base leave rises with service)
  • Home working allowance
  • A good work life balance
  • A competitive Pension Scheme
  • Other terrific benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for you as the Supervising Social Worker:

  • Supervising managing a caseload of foster carers
  • Working in an out of hours rota
  • Recruiting & Assessing prospective new carers
  • Supporting foster carers
  • Organising training for carers

Requirements for you as the Supervising Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/Diploma)
  • Registered with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC)
  • Experience of working within a Fostering service or a closely linked Children's Social Work team.
  • An excellent working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering

Location: Aberdeen/North East Scotland

Salary: Up to £40,383 d.o.e & benefits

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact James Doherty

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