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Supervising Social Worker - Fostering Team

  • Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
  • Location: Essex
  • Date posted: 11-12-2020
  • Sector: Fostering, Local Authority
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00006002_1607697296

An ambitious Local Authority is looking for a Supervising Social Worker to join their Fostering team around the Essex region. As the supervising Social Worker, you will be supervising carers to ensure that a high level of safeguarding is in place and support the foster carer/carers to develop their skills.

As the successful Social Worker, you will be apart of a developing service that is seeking to improve the service offered to LAC and foster carers. Ideally, you will need to have experience within the fostering service. This is a full-time and permanent position.

Benefits for you as the Supervising Social Worker:

  • Salary of up to £38,000 per annum
  • 23 Days Annual leave Plus Bank Holidays
  • Car Sacrifice scheme
  • Flexible Working
  • Healthcare
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Additional Bonuses

Your responsibilities as the Supervising Social Worker:

  • Ensure all placements meet the fostering standards
  • Attend meetings in respect of your caseload
  • Supervising all in house foster placements
  • Delivering a high quality of care

Requirements of you as the Supervising Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid registration with social work England
  • Experience of working within Fostering Team
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence

Location: Essex

Salary: up to £38,000

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Tom McKenna on 07587 031 100 for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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