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Supervising Social Worker - Fostering

  • Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Amazing benefits
  • Location: Hampshire
  • Date posted: 26-03-2018
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00003832_1522069205

An ambitious Independent Fostering Agency require a Supervising Social Worker to join their ever-expanding fostering team where there is a great scope for career progression. To be a successful candidate, you will need to be fully committed to the role and organisation and possess and infectious personality. As the Supervising Social Worker, you will be supervising, supporting and training foster carers.

What is on Offer:

  • Mileage paid at 0.45 ppm
  • 30 days' annual leave + bank holidays
  • A pension scheme
  • Other terrific benefits

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • As the Supervising Social Worker, you will be recruiting, training and supporting foster carers
  • Promoting the welfare of children placed with foster carers.
  • Supporting the organisation in ensuring that the service is run in line with the Government Legislation, Regulations and Standards, together with the Inspecting Body.

You will have:

  • Experience of working as a Qualified Social Worker preferably within Fostering and Adoption.
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A good working knowledge and understanding of the current legislations and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care, Fostering and Adoption including the Children's Act 1989 and its application to Social Work practice.
  • As the Supervising Social Worker, you must hold a full UK Driving Licence and have access to a vehicle to travel to other areas.

Want to apply?

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Tom McKenna on 0118 948 5555 or via email for further details.