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Supervising Social Worker

  • Salary: Negotiable Salary + Excellent Benefits
  • Location: Kent
  • Date posted: 05-10-2017
  • Sector: Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00002846_1507210959

Supervising Social Worker - Rainham

A Negotiable Salary + terrific benefits

A Therapeutic Fostering Agency require a Supervising Social Worker to join their flourishing team to support and guide foster carers across the Kent area.

To be a successful candidate, you will need to be fully committed to the role and organisation and as well as meaningful and relevant supervision.

Are you:

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


  • Negotiable Salary
  • Car Allowance - £3,000
  • Mileage
  • 25 days' annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Company pension
  • Other terrific benefits

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Building relationships with Foster Carers and Foster Children
  • Supervising, Assessing & Training Foster Carers
  • Writing Reports and able to work on strict deadlines
  • Attending Placement Meetings and LAC Review Meetings
  • Supporting the organisation in ensuring that the service is run in line with the Government Legislation, Regulations and Standards, together with the Inspecting Body
  • Out of Hours cover when required


  • 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
  • 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