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Supervising Social Worker - Part Time

  • Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum
  • Location: Buckinghamshire
  • Date posted: 10-05-2017
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00001898_1494409210

A well-established Independent Fostering Agency, offering a salary of up to £39K pro rata + Interest free car loan up to £5K + mileage and 25 day's annual leave.

Are you?

  • Experienced in Fostering
  • Looking for a new challenge within a well-established Independent Fostering Agency

Benefits: (pro rata)

  • Salary of up to £39K per annum
  • Interest free car loan of up to £5K
  • Mileage of 45p per mile
  • 25 days' annual leave

Key responsibilities:

  • Recruit, train and supervise foster carers to support the children and young people placed across the region
  • Ensure safeguarding of children and young people in place and information related to same and attend Fostering Panels to present Form Fs and annual reviews
  • Undertake annual reviews of foster carers ensuring that all work meets identified time scales
  • Work with other professional and foster carers to promote the welfare and positive outcomes for children placed

You must have:

  • Experience working as a Qualified Social Worker within the Children Social Work sector preferably within Fostering and Adoption
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • Full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes (interest free loan available)
  • A good working knowledge and understanding of the current legislations and frameworks relevant to Children Social Work including the Children's Act 1989 and its application to Social Work practice
  • Must be willing to participate in an out of hours' rota if required to.

Closing date: 22nd May 2017

Want to apply?
Follow the instructions on this website, or call us today on 0118 948 5555 or email tmckenna@charecruitment.com