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Supervising Social Worker - Independent Fostering Agency

  • Salary: £28 - £30 per hour
  • Location: West Yorkshire
  • Date posted: 28-04-2020
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00008429_1588079774

An Independent Fostering Agency in West Yorkshire is looking for a Locum Supervising Social Worker to join their team. This IFA has received a Good rated Ofsted and caseloads are manageable. Carers are based across Yorkshire.

What's on offer

  • Home-based
  • Manageable caseloads meaning a better work/life balance
  • "Good" Ofsted rating
  • Pay rate up to £30 per hour Ltd
  • 4 month contract and potential to go permanent

Job Responsibilities

  • Offer support and supervision to foster carers
  • Visit and maintain contact with them as necessary
  • You will ensure that foster carers are familiar with and comply with organisations policies and procedures.
  • You'll be working flexibly to ensure an appropriate level of support is offered and maintained, assisting with duty and responding outside of normal hours if required
  • Identifying and advising the line manager, or a member of the senior management team, of problems arising with carers and their placements, ensuring appropriate action may follow

Job requirements

  • Social Work Qualification and previous experience in Fostering
  • Full UK driving license and access to a car
  • Social Work England registration
  • Enhanced DBS

Pay rate: Up to £30 per hour

Location: West Yorkshire

If you are interested in this vacancy and wish to apply, please follow the application instructions stated on the website or contact Charles Hunter Associates directly and speak to Cassie Ferguson on 0118 948 5555.

If this Social Worker role isn't 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!

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