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Supervising Social Worker

Posted 31 January by BlueSky and Nexus Fostering Ended

Calon Cymru (previously known as Pathway Care Ltd) an established Independent Fostering Agency is looking for a Supervising Social Worker to join the Carmarthen team!

We are looking for an enthusiastic, independent and skilled social worker to work with both specialist and mainstream placements. To manage a caseload of up to 12 carers (fte), and work within a dedicated team to improve the outcomes and lives of looked after children. The post cover would be Neath Port Talbot to Haverfordwest.

The role will entail:

  • Being involved in the recruitment campaign for the programme foster carers.
  • The recruitment, assessment and approval of foster carers.
  • Supporting foster carers in the delivery of the specialist service programmes plus our mainstream placements
  • Supervising foster carers in accordance with Fostering Regulations.
  • Guide and support foster carers in understanding the developmental trauma needs of children, and how carers need to respond and care for the children who will present with challenging behaviours.
  • Working closely with the Foster Carers, the team managers, the team and other professionals to deliver a high quality service.

Benefits include:

• 28 days annual leave per annum (excluding bank holidays).

• Up to 4 days awarded for long service, one every 3 years, up to a maximum of 12 years.

• BUPA healthcare (after passing probationary period).

• Death in service.

• Government Workplace Pension contributions (at the moment stands at 1% employee and 1% employer).

• Car mileage (45p a mile for first 12,000 miles and then 25p a mile thereafter).

• Membership to Foster talk.

• Childcare vouchers.

• Cycle to work scheme.

• Birthday day off.

• Good Health Days.

Please apply with your CV and an application form will be emailed out to you should you pass the first screening stage.

Reference: 34361778

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