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Supervising Social Worker - Independent Fostering Agency

  • Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Shropshire
  • Date posted: 11-11-2019
  • Sector: Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00006674_1573490946

A small Independent Fostering Agency are looking for a Supervising Social Worker based in South Shropshire. This is a Permanent, full-time and office-based position.

This is a well-thought of Independent Fostering Agency with a great reputation as they continue to grow their service in the West Midlands area. This Independent Fostering Agency are owned by Foster Carers and are looking to grow sustainably.

What is on offer for the Supervising Social Worker:

  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • A fantastic supportive team
  • Clear avenues for progression
  • A good life work life balance
  • 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
  • Managing a case load of up to 8 Foster Carers
  • 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: South Shropshire

Salary: Up to just over £33,000

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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