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Supervising Social Worker - Charity

  • Salary: £31000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Bishop Auckland, County Durham
  • Date posted: 24-10-2019
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00006802_1571917594

A Charity are looking for an experienced Supervising Social Worker for their well-thought of Fostering team.

This role is a full-time position on a fixed-term 12 month contract with a salary of up to £35,000. The ideal Supervising Social Worker will have experience as a Fostering Social Worker preferably within the private sector and with an understanding of not-for-profit organisations. This organisation are big advocates for a good work-life balance and looking after their Staff and Foster Carers.

What is on offer for the Supervising Social Worker:

  • An excellent package
  • A fantastic supportive team
  • A Car Allowance of £4,800
  • OOH allowance of £1,200
  • 30 days of annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • On-site parking
  • Other excellent benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for the Supervising Social Worker:

  • Assessing and recruiting Foster Carers
  • Contributing to the training of Foster Carers
  • Supporting and supervising Foster Carers
  • Take part in an out-of-hours 'on call' system
  • Attending statutory reviews, case conferences, strategy meetings, planning meetings etc. on children
  • Preparing and presenting written and verbal reports on children and foster carers

Requirements for the Supervising Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid HCPC registration
  • Significant experience of working within Children's Social Worker
  • Experience of working within Fostering
  • Knowledge of not-for-profit operations
  • An excellent knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering
  • You must hold a full UK Driving Licence and have access to a vehicle to travel to other areas

Location: Bishops Auckland

Salary: up to £35,000 + benefits


Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Jamil Olweny on 0118 948 5555 for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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