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Supervising Social Worker

  • Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
  • Location: Essex
  • Date posted: 04-10-2017
  • Sector: Fostering, Private & Voluntary, 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?


  • 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


  • 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 for further details