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Supervising Social Worker - Independent Fostering Agency

  • Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
  • Date posted: 24-07-2018
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00003655_1532447636

A therapeutic, Independent Fostering Agency are looking for a Link Worker (Supervising Social Worker) covering a case-load over Staffordshire and Derbyshire.

You will need to be an experienced Fostering Social Worker, with experience or knowledge of Therapeutic Practice. This is a full-time, permanent & office-based position near Burton-upon-Trent. This Independent Fostering Agency are rated "Outstanding" by Ofsted and are big advocates for good work life balance.

What is on offer for you as the Link Worker:

  • Training Opportunities
  • No Out-of-Hours Duty
  • A supportive Team
  • A Company Laptop & Mobile Phone
  • A discretionary Annual Bonus
  • A Pension Scheme
  • A Company Car & Fuel Card or Car Allowance
  • Other terrific benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for you as the Link Worker:

  • Managing an existing caseload of Foster Carers
  • Reporting to the Team Manager
  • Supervision of Foster Carers

Requirements for you as the Link Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/Diploma)
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Experience of working within a Fostering Service ideally in an Independent Fostering Agency
  • An excellent working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering

Location: Burton-upon-Trent

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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