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Supervising Social Worker - Independent Fostering Agency

  • Salary: £28500 - £33500 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Dundee
  • Date posted: 15-10-2019
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00006718_1571157727

An Independent Fostering Agency is looking for a Supervising Social Worker to carry a caseload of Foster carers around Dundee, Fife, Perthshire & Angus. This role is full-time & permanent position.

The ideal Social Worker will have Fostering experience or Children & Families experience. This is a great chance to have a great work life balance and manageable caseload with a well-thought of organisation.


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

  • Excellent training & development opportunities
  • A renowned supportive and welcoming team
  • Generous annual leave + public holidays
  • A pension scheme
  • A car allowance of £3,000 with mileage paid
  • Other terrific benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for you as the Supervising Social Worker:

  • Managing a caseload of foster carers
  • Building relationships with Foster Carers and Foster Children
  • Attending LAC Reviews
  • Safeguarding Children
  • Working in an out of hours rota
  • Recruiting & Assessing prospective new carers
  • Delivering training for Foster Carers
  • Improving the fostering service
  • Organising training for carers

Requirements for you as the Supervising Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/Diploma)
  • Registered with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC)
  • Experience of working within Fostering or a Children & Families team(s)
  • A working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering

Location: Dundee

Salary Scale: £28,500 - £33,500

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

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!