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Supervising Social Worker - Independent Fostering Agency

  • Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Worcestershire
  • Date posted: 11-02-2019
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00004975_1549886834

As the Supervising Social Worker, you will be working in a small team and Fostering Service covering a caseload over the Southern parts of the West Midlands.

This Independent Fostering Agency are well-thought of and striving to be "Outstanding" rated by Ofsted and currently rated "Good". You will need to have post-qualification experience within Fostering. This is a full-time position and requires you to be in the office only for 1 or 2 day(s) a week. The Registered Manager is looking to grow the service organically, so it is an exciting time to join become a pivotal part of this growth.

What is on offer for the Supervising Social Worker:

  • A good work life balance
  • Therapeutic working with the Foster Carer's & Young People
  • Excellent training and development for your CPD
  • Pension Scheme
  • 25 days of annual leave + public holidays, rising 1 day per year
  • Other terrific benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for the Supervising Social Worker:

  • Recruitment of Foster Carers
  • Managing a caseload of Foster Carers
  • Working with Foster Carers with a Therapeutic approach
  • Foster Carer Training
  • Building and maintaining a good relationship with Placing Authorities

Requirements of the Supervising Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/Diploma)
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Experience within Fostering as a Supervising Social Worker
  • A good working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering

Location: South West Midlands

Salary: Up to £33,000 rising to just under £35,000 after April

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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