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Supervising Social Worker

  • Salary: Negotiable Salary + other terrific benefits
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Date posted: 04-10-2017
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00002243_1507133066

Supervising Social Worker - Edinburgh

A competitive salary + Excellent benefits


We are looking for a committed Supervising Social Worker to join this excellent organisation and supportive, pro active team.

You will have a sound knowledge of fostering legislation and practice issues, and will be able to deliver the high standards of the service that the organisation provide.

Are you:

  • An experienced social worker?
  • A driven individual?
  • Passionate about Fostering?


Benefits:

  • A Competitive salary
  • A car allowance of up to £3,000
  • Mileage paid
  • Competitive annual leave + public holidays
  • Company pension
  • Other terrific benefits

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recruitment, training and supervision of foster carers
  • Undertake thorough, professional assessments of prospective foster carers and present their assessments to panel
  • Contribute to running the foster carers' training and support group programme
  • Support a number of foster carers by regular supervision visits, telephone calls (including out of hours), attendance at children's meetings and liaison with placing social workers
  • Working with looked after children

Requirements:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid SSSC registration
  • An excellent knowledge and understanding of the current legislations and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering
  • Post qualified experience of children & families social work
  • Experience within Fostering in some capacity (desirable)
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence and have access to a vehicle to travel to other areas.
  • Be willing to participate in an out of hours' rota


CLOSING DATE: ASAP


Want to apply?


Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Jamil Olweny on 0118 948 5555 or via email jolweny@charecruitment.com for further details.