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Supervising Social Worker - Fostering

  • Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
  • Location: North London, London
  • Date posted: 26-03-2018
  • Sector: Fostering, Private & Voluntary, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00003881_1522080606

An Independent Fostering Agency require a Supervising Social Worker to join their flourishing team to support and guide foster carers across the London area. As the Supervising Social Worker, you will be working closely to Support, supervise and train foster Carers.

What is on Offer:

  • 25 days' annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Company pension
  • Car Allowance
  • Excellent training & development opportunities
  • Other terrific benefits


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • As the Supervising Social Worker, you will be building relationships with Foster Carers and Foster Children
  • Supervising, Assessing & Training Foster Carers
  • As the Supervising Social Worker, you will be promoting the welfare of Children placed with Foster Carers
  • Writing Reports and able to work on strict deadlines
  • Supporting the organisation in ensuring that the service is run in line with the Government Legislation, Regulations and Standards, together with the Inspecting Body


Requirements:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Significant experience of working as a Children's Social Worker, preferably within Fostering
  • An excellent knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care, Fostering and Adoption including the Children's Act 1989 and its application to Social Work practice
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence and have access to a vehicle to travel to other areas


Closing Date: ASAP

Want to apply?

If you would like to apply to be our next Supervising Social Worker, please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Tom McKenna on 0118 948 5555 for further details