Accessibility Links

Supervising Social Worker - Fostering

  • Salary: £31000 - £34000 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Worcester, Worcestershire
  • Date posted: 24-05-2018
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00003370_1527160192

An Independent Fostering Agency is looking for an experienced Supervising Social Worker for their Fostering Service in and around Worcester.

This role is full-time and office based, with some allowance to work from home. They offer an extensive list of benefits, along with their competitive salary of up to £34,000, which is dependent on experience. The ideal Social Worker will have prior experience of working as a Supervising Social Worker as they will be integral to the organisation's plans of striving to be "Outstanding" rated. You will managing a case load around Worcester and the surrounding areas.

Benefits for you as the Supervising Social Worker:

  • Training & Development opportunties
  • Annual leave of 25 days + 8 public holidays
  • Contributory pension
  • Private healthcare
  • Mileage paid at 0.45ppm
  • Company Laptop & Mobile Phone

Your responsibilities as the Supervising Social Worker:

  • Recruiting prospective new carers
  • Supporting & Supervising Foster Carers (effectively line managing)
  • Contribution to training Foster Carers
  • Adhereing to all Fostering Legislaton & Organisation Legislation
  • Partaking in the out-of-hours duty rota

Requirements of you as the Supervising Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/Diploma)
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Experience of working within an Independent Fostering Agency
  • Experience of working as a Supervising Social Worker
  • A working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering
  • A full UK driving licence with a fully operational vehicle

Location: Worcester

Salary: up to £34,000

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.

If this Supervising Social Worker role isn't what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!