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Supervising Social Worker

  • Salary: £28000 - £39000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
  • Location: Buckinghamshire
  • Date posted: 17-10-2017
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00002927_1508239030

Supervising Social Worker - Bedfordshire/ Buckinghamshire

A Salary up to £39,000 + terrific benefits

An "Outstanding" rated Independent Fostering Agency require a Supervising Social Worker to join their flourishing team to support and guide foster carers across the Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire area.

To be a successful candidate, you will need to be fully committed to the role and organisation.

Are you:

  • An experienced Social Worker?
  • A driven individual?
  • Passionate about Fostering?

Benefits:

  • A salary up to £39,000 per annum
  • Mileage Covered
  • 28 days' annual leave
  • Company pension
  • Other terrific benefits

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Building relationships with Foster Carers and Foster Children
  • Promoting the welfare of children placed with foster carers
  • Supervising Foster carers with the fostering regulations
  • Recruitment, assessment and approval of foster carers
  • 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
  • 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