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Supervising Social Worker - Fostering

  • Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Worcestershire
  • Date posted: 01-06-2018
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00003793_1527844734

An "Outstanding" rated Independent Fostering Agency are looking for a Supervising Social Worker that is based in the Worcestershire area. This is a fantastic opportunity to join their well-thought of and growing team at an exciting time with a great scope for future progression.

The Supervising Social Worker will need possess a real drive and will need to be committed to an organisation that is committed to them. This organisation needs a Supervising Social Worker that will have a real positive impact on a long-term basis. This position will be available towards the end of Summer.

What is on offer for the Supervising Social Worker:

  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • A small supportive team
  • A good work-life balance
  • Competitive annual leave
  • Company pension
  • Private Healthcare
  • Other terrific benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for the Supervising Social Worker:

  • Reviewing, assessing and supervising Foster Carers
  • Recruiting foster carers
  • Partaking in the out-of-hours rota
  • Managing a small case load
  • Liaising with placement authorities

Requirements for the Supervising Social Worker:

  • Recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid HCPC registration
  • Experience of working as a Qualified Social Worker within Children's and Families teams (preferably Fostering)
  • A good working knowledge and understanding of the current legislations 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
  • Be willing to participate in an out of hours' rota

Location: Near Worcester

Salary: up to £33,000

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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