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Supervising Social Worker

  • Salary: Negotiable salary + Excellent Benefits
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Date posted: 26-09-2017
  • Sector: Fostering, Private & Voluntary, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00002544_1506422033

Supervising Social Worker- Edinburgh

Salary Negotiable + terrific benefits

Independent Fostering Agency requires a Supervising Social Worker to provide a positive and stable environment for children and young people who have had a difficult start to life.

To be a successful candidate, you will need to be fully committed to the role and organisation and possess and infectious personality. This organisation invests heavily in their staff.

Are you:

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


  • Salary Negotiable
  • Car allowance
  • 25 days' annual leave
  • Company pension
  • Other terrific benefits

You will be involved in:

  • Supervising foster carers by make sure they fully understand the fostering task as well as the agencies policies and procedures
  • Promoting the welfare of children placed with foster carers
  • Completing assessments using the BAAF Form F
  • Attending regulate meetings and reviews on behalf of the agency within the decision process

You will have:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • Registered with the Scottish Social Service Council (SSSC)
  • Significant experience of working as a Qualified Social Worker within Children and Families
  • Understand and Practical application of the use of IT Skills
  • An excellent knowledge and understanding of the current legislations and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care, Fostering and Adoption including the Children's Act 1989 and its application to Social Work practice.
  • 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 and undertake assessments

Want to apply?

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