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Supervising Social Worker - Fostering Team

  • Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Worcestershire
  • Date posted: 16-05-2018
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00003243_1526481215

An "Outstanding" rated Independent Fostering Agency are looking for a Supervising Social Worker to be home-based in or around Worcestershire.

This is a well-thought of regionally based Independent Fostering Agency with great career prospects as they continue to grow and develop in 2018. Whilst there is an existing case-load, there is more on an emphasis on the recruitment of Foster Carers in the early stages of this position, so the ideal Supervising Social Worker will be full of enthusiasm and drive.

What is on offer for the Supervising Social Worker:

  • Excellent training and development programmes
  • A fantastic supportive team
  • Car Allowance and mileage of £4,500
  • Competitive annual leave + bank holidays
  • Clear avenues for progression
  • A competitive Pension Scheme
  • Other terrific benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for the Supervising Social Worker:

  • Recruiting Foster Carers
  • Training, assessing and supporting Foster Carers
  • Supervising Foster Carers
  • Working to agreed timescales
  • Working in an Out-Of-Hours rota

Requirements of the Supervising Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/Diploma)
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Experience of working within a Residential Social Care setting (not essential)
  • Experience of working within a Fostering team (not essential)
  • Be willing to participate in an out of hours' rota
  • 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

CLOSING DATE: Friday 18th May 2018

Location: Worcestershire

Salary: up to £32,000

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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