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Supervising Social Worker - Independent Fostering Agency

  • Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
  • Location: West Sussex
  • Date posted: 20-04-2021
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: TM000J716_1618915194

A Therapeutic Fostering Agency is currently looking for a Supervising Social Worker who is based around the Sussex region. AS the Supervising Social Worker you will be required to work as part of multi-disciplinary professional team around the child.

This role is a full-time and permanent position. Ideally, you will need to have a background within a Fostering Team as a Supervising Social Worker within an Independent Fostering Agency or a Therapeutic Fostering Agency.

Benefits for you as the Supervising Social Worker:

  • 28 Days Annual Leave Plus Bank Holidays
  • Birthday off
  • Pension Scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Healthcare
  • Additional Discounts

Your responsibilities as the Supervising Social Worker:

  • Ensure all children have a completed safety plan.
  • To undertake unannounced home visits to foster parents.
  • To carry out a minimum of once monthly home visit and weekly telephone calls or more frequently as required.
  • Each foster parent to have a suitable Personal Professional Development Plan.
  • Facilitate supervision meetings/support groups with foster families.
  • Facilitate training, including Skills to Foster training (as required).

Requirements of you as the Supervising Social Worker:

  • Qualified and registered Social Worker
  • Knowledge and awareness of Ofsted regulations and safeguarding
  • Experience of working in fostering or therapeutic childcare environment
  • Emotionally intelligent and good intuition
  • Self motivated and works with a professional and positive demeanour
  • Ability to organise and prioritise work, efficiently and effectively
  • IT literate (specifically Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Database systems experience - advantageous

Location: Sussex

Salary: up to £37,000

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Tom McKenna on 07587 031 100 or for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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