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Supervising Social Worker - Fostering

  • Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire
  • Date posted: 16-05-2018
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00003266_1526479406

A highly reputable Independent Fostering Agency is looking for a Supervising Social Worker for their well-established Fostering team in the Stoke-on-Trent area.

The ideal Supervising Social Worker will be an experienced Children's Social Worker with a Fostering or Looked after Children team background. You will need to be committed and have the drive to match this Independent Fostering Agencies ambitions and they always look internally for promotions before externally. This is a partly home-based position.

What is on offer for the Supervising Social Worker:

  • Progression opportunities
  • A great work life balance and flexibility within the role
  • 0.45 Mileage paid
  • 30 days + public holidays
  • Company pension
  • Private health insurance
  • Other terrific benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for the Supervising Social Worker:

  • Recruiting Foster Carers
  • Training, assessing and supporting Foster Carers
  • 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 Fostering or a Looked after Children team
  • A good knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence and have access to a vehicle to travel to other areas

CLOSING DATE: Friday 18th May 2018

Location: Stoke-on-Trent

Salary: up to £32,000

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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