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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?


Benefits:

  • 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


Requirements:

  • 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


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