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Supervising Social Worker - Independent Fostering Agency

  • Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Date posted: 11-06-2019
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00005822_1560251821

A small Independent Fostering Agency is looking for a Supervising Social Worker for their well-thought of Fostering service. This is a full-time and permanent position.

The ideal Social Worker will have Fostering experience but applications from closely linked teams will be welcome. You would be an integral part of the next part of this organisation's journey. This Independent Fostering Agency are striving to be "Outstanding" rated by Ofsted.

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

  • A performance related bonus
  • Mileage paid at 0.35ppm
  • Your birthday off (or nearest chosen day) on top of the 26 days
  • Full Pension Scheme
  • Excellent Training & Development - CPD
  • Further benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for you as the Supervising Social Worker:

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

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 Children's Social Work
  • Experience of working within Fostering
  • A good working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering

Location: Cheshire/Greater Manchester

Salary: Up to just over £32,000 + benefits

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

If this role is not what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!