Senior / Supervising Social Worker - East Midlands
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 East Midlands area. 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 (or equivalent) 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 senior supervising social worker.
This post is homebased to cover the East Midlands area and is full time, permanent. It also comes with an attractive salary of upto £34,000 per annum dependent on experience.
Closing date 23rd April. Interviews to be held 4th May.
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.