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Supervising Social Worker (Independent Fostering Agency)

  • Salary: £27900 - £36000 per annum + Car Allowance
  • Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire
  • Date posted: 09-08-2019
  • Sector: Fostering, Adoption, Local Authority
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00006246_1565364235

A children's charity operating as an Independent Fostering Agency, is looking for a Senior/Supervising Social Worker to cover up to 12 caseloads of foster carers over the Gloucestershire area. This role is a permanent Part-Time position.

The ideal Social Worker will have looked after children and fostering experience. You will need to have a background within a Fostering Team as a Supervising Social Worker within an Independent Fostering Agency or a Therapeutic Fostering Agency.

Benefits for you as the Supervising Social Worker:

  • Company Car Allowance
  • 30 days annual leave + bank holiday days
  • Membership of Perkbox, for all staff
  • Progression opportunities
  • Flexible working arrangements - to suit you and the charity
  • OOH Allowance

Your responsibilities as the Supervising Social Worker:

  • Supervise and support Foster Carers.
  • Ensure that children's care and development needs are met.
  • Undertake comprehensive assessments of potential foster carer.
  • Annually review Foster Carer's Personal Development Plan.
  • Engage where required in Therapeutic Support with relevant parties
  • Child protection and LCA processes.

Requirements of you as the Supervising Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid HCPC registration
  • Post qualifying experience in children's service/foster care
  • Experience of working within Fostering
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence

Location: Gloucestershire

Salary: up to £37,000 Plus Car Allowance (Pro Rata)

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Akeel Shabir on 0118 948 5555 or email for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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