Senior/Supervising Social Worker

Posted 24 January by Foster Care Associates Featured

Fostering People are an innovative developing provider with an outstanding inspection rating. We have a reputation for providing exceptional support, to our children, foster carers and to our dedicated staff team. Established in 2000, our reputation and positive approach has enabled us to achieve growth in the fostering sector.

We are currently looking to recruit a Senior/Supervising Social Worker for our friendly and dynamic team to work with foster carers in the West Midlands area in particular around Birmingham and Worcester. You will be responsible for the recruitment, training, assessment, support and supervision of a range of foster carers ensuring high quality placements for looked after children.

An enthusiastic and committed self-starter with the ability to work independently but also skilled in keeping in touch with team members and carers, the successful candidate will have excellent assessment skills and will be a strong communicator, both written and verbal with good IT skills and be able to produce a high standard of report writing.

You will need to be a qualified Social Worker and hold a current HCPC registration, with recent experience in fostering and services for children. You will possess a good working knowledge of relevant legislation, policies and procedures in relation to fostering and safeguarding.

As an innovative agency we are seeking applicants that possess a real drive and share our creative vision, whether you’re new to fostering or an experienced supervising social worker.

This is a full time, maternity leave contract (9 -12 months) which will homebased and comes with a highly attractive salary of up to £34,000 per annum + car + benefits. The case load attached to this position will require you to travel around the West Midlands area in particular around Birmingham and Worcester.

Closing date: 20th February and interviews to be held on 26th February 2018.

Fostering People is an equal opportunities employer and has been awarded double tick status by the jobcentre plus. The successful applicant will be subject to a DBS check at enhanced level if successful for the position. We reserve the right to withdraw this advert without notification. Please be aware we do not work with Recruitment Agencies.

Reference: 34032242

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