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Supervising Social Worker (Therapeutic Fostering Agency)

  • Salary: £27000 - £36000 per annum
  • Location: Dorset
  • Date posted: 15-08-2019
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Fostering, Adoption, Local Authority, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00006260_1565876428

A Therapeutic Fostering Agency who has been rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted, is looking for a Supervising Social Worker to cover a caseload of 10 foster carers over the East Dorset. This role is a full-time permanent position.

The ideal Social Worker will have looked after children and fostering experience. You will need to have a background within a Fostering Team as a Supervising Social Worker within an Independent Fostering Agency or a Therapeutic Fostering Agency.

Benefits for you as the Supervising Social Worker:

  • 28 days annual leave + bank holiday days
  • Birthdays off
  • Long Service day awarded after 3 years
  • Progression Opportunists
  • OOH Allowance
  • Private Healthcare Scheme

Your responsibilities as the Supervising Social Worker:

  • Supervise and support Foster Carers.
  • Ensure that children's care and development needs are met.
  • Undertaking performance and target reviews with the Director.
  • Understanding therapeutic models of supporting young people and carers.
  • Child protection and LCA processes.

Requirements of you as the Supervising Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid HCPC registration
  • Post qualifying experience in children's service/foster care
  • Experience of working within Fostering
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence

Location: East Dorset
Salary: up to £36,000

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Akeel Shabir on 0118 948 5555 or email for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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