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Supervising Social Worker - East London

  • Salary: £35000 per annum
  • Location: East London, London
  • Date posted: 25-05-2017
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00001982_1495711286

A well-established Independent Fostering Agency require a Supervising Social Worker to join their dynamic team in East London.

You will be involved in recruiting, training and supporting foster carers and promoting welfare of children placed with foster carers whilst supporting the organisation in ensuring that the service is run in line with the Government Legislations, Regulations and Standards, together with the Inspecting Body in the East London area.

Are you?

  • Interested in Fostering
  • Looking to make a difference to children's lives
  • Ready to take the next step in your career

Benefits:

  • Salary of up to £35K per annum
  • 30 days' annual leave
  • Flexible working arrangements where possible
  • other excellent benefits

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide a high quality and safe service for foster families and the children/young people they look after.
  • Manage your own caseload whilst meeting deadlines and have experience in frontline social work in Childcare and Form F's.
  • Effectively communicate with children and their parents.
  • Promote great outcomes for all children and young people looked after

You must have:

  • Experience of working within the Children Social Care Sector as a Qualified Social Worker (within the Fostering and Adoption sector would be beneficial)
  • Hold a Health and Care Professions Council Registration (HCPC)
  • Recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A good working knowledge and understanding of the current legislations and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care, Fostering and Adoption including the Children's Act 1989 and its application to Social Work practice.

Want to apply?

Follow this link or contact Tom McKenna today on 0118 948 5555 or email tmckenna@charecruitment.com