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Supervising Social Worker

  • Salary: £29000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
  • Location: Lancashire
  • Date posted: 21-09-2017
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00002759_1506009762

Supervising Social Worker - Lancashire

A salary of up to £35,000 + terrific benefits

A family owned Therapeutic Independent Fostering Agency require an experienced Supervising Social Worker.

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?


Benefits:

  • Salary of up to £35,000 per annum
  • Car allowance
  • Generous annual leave + bank holidays
  • Company pension
  • Other terrific benefits


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 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


Requirements:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • Registered with HCPC
  • Significant experience of working as a Qualified Social Worker within Children and Families
  • 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


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