Aurora are currently working with a highly reputable IFA in the East London area who have recently rated 'GOOD’ by Ofsted, to find an experienced and passionate Supervising Social Worker to join their team on a permanent basis.
This is a full time, part home based (2 days per week home based) position offering a competitive salary of between £34,000 - £36,000 depending on skills and experience.
This position carries a caseload of up to 15 carers who will all be based in and around the East and South east London area and it is important that candidates have easy access to this location.
You will be expected to pick up an existing caseload so it is essential that all applicants have at least 6 months post qualifying experience as a Supervising Social Worker either within an IFA or within a local authority.
Recruitment and assessment of potential carers
Supervision and training of existing carers
Running carer support groups BAAF Form assessments and presentation to panel
Liaising with referring Authorities
You will have:
An in-depth knowledge of child protection issues
Be up to date on childcare legislation and legislation, regulations and guidance set out for fostering services
Excellent communication skills
The ability to self-motivate and work using your own initiative
You will be:
An experienced fostering social worker with a back ground from a Local Authority fostering team or IFA. A qualified social worker with HCPC registration A car owner / driver
How to Apply To apply for this role please apply throught this advert