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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?

Benefits:

  • 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

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
  • 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