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Supervising Social Worker - Fostering

  • Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
  • Location: West Bromwich
  • Date posted: 06-06-2018
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00003303_1528299702

A multiple service providing Children's Charity is looking for a Supervising Social Worker for their small Fostering team, covering a case load over the West Midlands.

This role is a full-time position with a competitive salary of up to £36,000. The ideal Social Worker will have experience as a Supervising Social Worker preferably within the private sector or third sector. This is a crucial time in this Charities' development and an exciting time to be coming into the growing service.

Benefits for you as the Supervising Social Worker:

  • The flexibility to work as a partly home-based member of staff
  • Annual leave of 25 days + 8 public holidays, increasing with years of service
  • Excellent training & development opportunities
  • Contributory pension
  • Private healthcare
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Mileage paid at 0.45 ppm

Your responsibilities as the Supervising Social Worker:

  • Supervision and Management of Foster Carers
  • Recruiting & Assessing prospective new Foster Carers
  • Contribution to Foster Carer training
  • Partaking in the Out-of-Hours duty rota

Requirements of you as the Supervising Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • Significant experience of working with Looked after children
  • Experience of working within Fostering or Adoption
  • Knowledge of the third sector
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence and a fully operational vehicle

Location: South Staffordshire/West Midlands

Salary: up to £36,000

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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