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Supervising Social Worker (Independent Fostering Agency)

  • Salary: £28000 - £33857 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Lancashire
  • Date posted: 14-08-2019
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00006315_1565787469

An Independent Fostering Agency is looking for a Supervising Social Worker to carry a caseload of Foster carers around the Lancashire area. This role is an office-based, full-time and permanent position.

The ideal Social Worker will have Fostering experience ideally with an Independent Fostering Agency or Charity. This is a great chance to have a great work life balance and manageable caseload with a well-thought of organisation.

What is on offer for you as the Supervising Social Worker:

  • Mileage paid at 0.45ppm
  • 25 days for annual leave + bank holidays
  • An excellent Pension Scheme
  • Out of hours payments
  • Further benefits


Duties and Responsibilities for you as the Supervising Social Worker:

  • Supervising managing a caseload of foster carers
  • Working in an out of hours rota
  • Recruiting & Assessing prospective new carers
  • Supporting foster carers
  • Improving the fostering service
  • Organising training for carers


Requirements for you as the Supervising Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/Diploma)
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Significant experience of working within Fostering, ideally with a Charity or Independent Fostering Agency as a Supervising Social Worker or Senior Practitioner
  • An excellent working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering


Location: Lancashire


Salary: A Salary of up to £33,857


Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Jamil Olweny on 0118 948 5555 or jolweny@charecruitment.com for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

If this role is not what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!