Supervising Social Worker

Recruiter
Charles Hunter Associates
Location
London
Salary
23000.00 - 28000.00 GBP Annual + + Excellent Benefits
Posted
07 Sep 2017
Expires
05 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Supervising Social Worker East London

A salary of up to GBP38,000 + terrific benefits

An ambitious Independent Fostering Agency require a Supervising Social Worker to join their flourishing fostering team who aim to recruit, train and supervise foster carers.

To be a successful candidate, you will need to be fully committed to the role and organisation as well as to be able to support and supervise foster carers and engage children and young people.

Are you:

  • An experienced social worker?
  • A driven individual?
  • Passionate about Fostering?

Benefits:

  • Salary of up to GBP38,000 per annum
  • Mileage Paid at 0.45ppm
  • An interest free car loan up to GBP5,000
  • 25 days' annual leave + Public Holidays
  • Pension Scheme

You will be involved in:

  • Building relationships with Foster Carers and Foster Children
  • Assisting in the identification of suitable placements in consultation with the placing authority, child and foster carers.
  • Undertaking work in line with organisation safeguarding policies and procedures at all times.
  • Undertake or facilitate any direct work as necessary with a child in negotiation with the placing authority, including life story work, bridging placement work, identity work etc.
  • Attend and participate within child care reviews, case conferences and other meetings
  • Undertaking training as well as Form F Assessments

You will have:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Significant experience of working as a Qualified Social Worker within Fostering.
  • An excellent knowledge and understanding of the current legislations 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.
  • Be willing to participate in an out of hours' rota and undertake assessments


Want to apply?

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Tom McKenna on or via email for further details