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Supervising Social Worker - Independent Fostering Agency

  • Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Wilmslow, Cheshire
  • Date posted: 01-08-2018
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00003691_1533130492

As the Supervising Social Worker (Link Worker), you will be covering a protected case-load over Cheshire and Lancashire as you will be working with a Therapeutic Approach. You will need to be able to start as soon as possible, ideally by the end of August at the latest.

This Independent Fostering Agency are Outstanding rated by Ofsted and well-known for achieving success by looking after their staffing team and ensuring a positive work life balance. This is a full-time, 9-month maternity-cover contract & office-based position near Manchester Airport in Cheshire.

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

  • Managing an existing caseload of Foster Carers
  • Reporting to the Team Manager
  • Supervision of Foster 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)
  • 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: Styal, Cheshire

Salary: Up to £32,000

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

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