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Supervising Social Worker - Independent Fostering Agency

  • Salary: £28000 - £33500 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Date posted: 08-08-2018
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00003753_1533720913

As the Supervising Social Worker, you will be an experienced Children's Social Worker from a Fostering background with a knowledge or experience of practicing with a Therapeutic Approach.

This is a permanent, full-time and home-based position and you will be based in West Yorkshire. This Independent Fostering Agency are well known for providing a good work life balance along with training and development opportunities. You will need to have the commitment and drive to match this agencies reputation and desire to remain "Outstanding" rated by Ofsted.

What is on offer for the Supervising Social Worker:

  • Excellent training and development programmes (DDP training)
  • A fantastic supportive team
  • Competitive annual leave + bank holidays
  • £62 per month car allowance + 0.32p per mile mileage
  • Clear avenues for progression to Senior Supervising Social Worker
  • A good life work life balance (TOIL)
  • A competitive Pension Scheme
  • Other terrific benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for the Supervising Social Worker:

  • Training, assessing and supporting Foster Carers
  • Recruiting Foster Carers
  • Supervising Foster Carers
  • Working to agreed timescales
  • Working in an Out-Of-Hours rota

Requirements of 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 team
  • Be willing to participate in an out of hours' rota
  • A working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering

Location: Leeds/Bradford/Wakefield - West Yorkshire


Salary: Up to £33,500

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Jamil Olweny on 01189 485 555 or jolweny@charecruitment.com for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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