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Supervising Social Worker

  • Salary: £26000 - £31000 per annum + excellent benefits
  • Location: Lancashire
  • Date posted: 28-09-2017
  • Sector: Fostering, Private & Voluntary, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00002810_1506594484

Supervising Social Worker - Lancashire

Negotiable salary + terrific benefits

A small yet rapidly developing Independent Fostering Agency in Lancashire require a supervising social worker to join their dynamic "family feeling" fostering team covering the Lancashire and Greater Manchester area.

You will need to be committed, experienced and driven to succeed in this role as this developing Independent Fostering Agency will be fully committed to you and your career.

Are you:

  • Enthusiastic about Fostering?
  • Charismatic?
  • Looking be part of a supportive team that invests in you?


  • Negotiable salary dependent on experience
  • Mileage paid at 0.45ppm
  • Competitive annual leave allowance + public holidays
  • Great training and development opportunities
  • Further additional benefits

Key Responsibilities:

  • Recruiting, training, assessing and supporting Foster Carers
  • Providing safe placements for foster children and young people
  • Working with and building relationships with placing authorities
  • Supervise the work of foster carers


  • A recognised Social Work qualification (DipSW/CQSW/BSc)
  • A valid HCPC registration
  • Experience of working with Children and Families in a Social Work background
  • Experience of working within fostering (desirable)
  • An extensive working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks regarding Children Social Work, Fostering and Adoption
  • A full, clean driving licence

Closing Date: ASAP

Interview Date: ASAP

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