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Supervising Social Worker - Fostering

  • Salary: £27000 - £32200 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Worcester, Worcestershire
  • Date posted: 13-04-2018
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00003190_1523634965

A well-thought of Independent Fostering Agency requires a Supervising Social Worker for their expanding Fostering team in Worcestershire.

What is on offer for the Supervising Social Worker:

  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • A supportive and 'family-feel' team
  • An excellent travel package
  • Competitive annual leave + public holidays
  • Company pension
  • Other terrific benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for the Supervising Social Worker:

  • Recruiting, training, assessing and supporting Foster Carers
  • Providing safe placements for foster children and young people
  • Supervising foster carers
  • Working to agreed timescales
  • Working in an Out-Of-Hours rota

Requirements for the Supervising Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid HCPC registration
  • Experience of working as a Qualified Social Worker within Children and Families teams
  • Experience within Fostering or aspects of Fostering (desirable)
  • Be willing to participate in an out of hours' rota and undertake assessments
  • A working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Fostering
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence and have access to a vehicle to travel to other areas

CLOSING DATE: Friday 20th April 2018

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