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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 jolweny@charecruitment.com for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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