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Supervising Social Worker

  • Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Northamptonshire
  • Date posted: 09-04-2018
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00003748_1523266584

An Independent Fostering Agency are looking for a home-based Supervising Social Worker that is based in the Northamptonshire area. This is a fantastic opportunity to join their developing team at an important time with a great scope for future progression.

The Supervising Social Worker will need possess a real drive and will need to be committed to an organisation that is committed to them. This organisation needs a Supervising Social Worker that will have a real positive impact on a long-term basis.

What is on offer for the Supervising Social Worker:

  • Flexibility
  • An annual incentive-based bonus
  • 0.45ppm mileage paid
  • 25 days' annual leave + public holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • A post-probation package review
  • A mobile phone and a laptop
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Other terrific benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for the Supervising Social Worker:

  • Reviewing, assessing and supervising Foster Carers
  • Recruiting foster carers (minimal)
  • Partaking in the out-of-hours rota (minimal)
  • Managing a small case load
  • Liaising with placement authorities

Requirements for the Supervising Social Worker:

  • Recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid HCPC registration
  • Experience of working as a Qualified Social Worker within Children's and Families teams (preferably Fostering)
  • A good working knowledge and understanding of the current legislations and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence and have access to a vehicle to travel to other areas
  • Be willing to participate in an out of hours' rota and undertake assessments

CLOSING DATE: ASAP

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