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Supervising Social Worker

  • Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
  • Location: Essex
  • Date posted: 04-10-2017
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00002834_1507112299

Supervising Social Worker - Essex

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

A Therapeutic Fostering Agency require a Supervising Social Worker to join their flourishing team to support and guide foster carers across Colchester, Braintree, Chelmsford, Clacton.

To be a successful candidate, you will need to be fully committed to the role and organisation and as well as be dynamic and proactive person.

Are you:

  • An experienced Social Worker?
  • A driven individual?
  • Passionate about Fostering?
  • Up for a challenge?

Benefits:

  • Salary of up to £35,000 per annum
  • Company Car and Fuel care or Car Allowance 45ppm
  • Annual Bonus
  • Private Health Care
  • 38 days' annual leave
  • Company pension
  • 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 within 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 Tom McKenna on 0118 948 5555 or via email tmckenna@charecruitment.com for further details