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Supervising Social Worker - Independent Fostering Agency

  • Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
  • Location: Somerset
  • Date posted: 15-10-2019
  • Sector: Fostering, Adoption, Local Authority, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00005264_1571154014

As the Supervising Social Worker, you will be carrying a caseload of up to 12 foster carers for an Independent Fostering Agency based in Frome, Somerset. This is a full-time and a permanent position.

This Independent Fostering Agency is one of the largest organisations within the UK. You will need to have a background within a Fostering Team as a Supervising Social Worker. Ideally, within an Independent Fostering Agency or Charity.

Benefits for you as the Supervising Social Worker:

  • 25 Days Annual leave
  • Mileage paid - 0.45P
  • Contributory pension Scheme
  • Progression Opportunists
  • Healthcare
  • Additional Discounts

Responsibilities for you as the Supervising Social Worker:

  • Supervising managing a caseload of foster carers
  • Working in an out of hours rota
  • Recruiting & Assessing prospective new carers
  • Supporting foster carers
  • Improving the fostering service
  • Organising training for carers

Requirements of you as the Supervising Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/Diploma)
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Significant experience of working within Fostering, ideally with a Charity or Independent Fostering Agency as a Supervising Social Worker or Senior Practitioner
  • An excellent working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering


Location: Frome, Somerset

Salary: up to £34,000

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Akeel Shabir on 0118 948 5555 or email ashabir@charecruitment.com for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details


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