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Supervising Social Worker

  • Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
  • Location: Kent
  • Date posted: 29-03-2018
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00003414_1522312653

A well-thought of Independent Fostering Agency requires an experienced Supervising Social Worker for their dynamic Fostering Team within Kent. As the Supervising Social Worker, you will be working closely to with children to support them living with relatives, friends or foster families.

What is on offer the Supervising Social Worker:

  • An excellent travel package
  • A fantastic supportive team
  • Generous annual leave (+ bank holidays and your birthday off)
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme
  • Other excellent benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for the Supervising Social Worker:

  • As the Supervising Social Worker, you will be involved within recruiting, assessing, training and supporting foster carers
  • Promoting the welfare of children placed with foster carers.
  • As the Supervising Social Worker, you will be 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 for the Supervising Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid HCPC registration
  • Significant experience of working as a Qualified Social Worker
  • Experience of working within a Fostering team
  • An excellent knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering
  • You must hold a full UK Driving Licence and have access to a vehicle to travel to other areas

If you would like to apply to be our next Supervising Social Worker, please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Tom McKenna on 0118 948 5555.