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Supervising Social Worker

  • Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Date posted: 03-10-2017
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00002743_1507068010

Fostering Social Worker - Maternity Cover - West Midlands 
A salary of up to £32,000 + terrific benefits

An "Outstanding" rated and ambitious Therapeutic Independent Fostering Agency require a Fostering to join their engaging and supportive fostering team.

Are you:

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


  • Salary of up to £32,000 per annum
  • An excellent travel package (A Car Allowance £2,100 & Mileage 0.45 ppm)
  • 30 days' annual leave + bank holidays
  • Other terrific benefits

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Building relationships with Foster Carers and Foster Children
  • Supervising, Assessing & Training Foster Carers
  • Promoting the welfare of Children placed with Foster Carers
  • Attending LAC Reviews
  • Safeguarding Children
  • Supporting the organisation in ensuring that the service is run in line with the Government Legislation, Regulations and Standards, together with the Inspecting Body


  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Significant experience of working as a Children's Social Worker, preferably withing Fostering or in a LAC team
  • Experience or knowledge of Therapeutic Fostering (desirable)
  • An excellent knowledge and understanding of the current legislation 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


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