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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 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!