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Supervising Social Worker - Fostering Service

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Fostering
Seniority:
Senior Social Worker
Region:
West Midlands
Location:
Warwickshire
Salary:
£29,577 to £32,234 per annum
Salary Description:
£29577 - £32234 per annum
Posted:
12/10/2021
Job Ref:
LO-143375

Supervising Social Worker - Fostering Service - Warwickshire - £29,577 - £32,234 per annum

Contract: permanent, full time

We are currently looking for a Supervising Social Worker to join a Fostering Service in Warwickshire. The role of the Supervising Social Worker is a key position that brings together the needs of looked after children and young people with the support and management of foster carers.

In this role, you will support your carers with regular supervision, support at all professionals meetings and work alongside the Children's Teams. You will complete annual reviews and attend Warwickshire Fostering Panel when necessary. Your work will be child focused, analytical, and based on safeguarding evidence. Your role is to secure permanency for children.

The team are offering this role so that they can meet the needs of an increasingly growing fostering service.

Benefits of this Supervising Social Worker role include:

* Flexible working available
* Excellent training and development opportunities
* Career progression
* Stable and supportive team and management

Responsibilities of this Social Worker role include:

* Recruitment and assessment of prospective special guardians, kinship, connected persons carers & general carers in accordance with departmental policies and procedures
* Assists with local recruitment activities, including participation in initiatives, as well as monitoring and evaluation of effectiveness of methods
* Undertakes initial visits
* Undertakes formal assessment using the BAAF Form F and adhering to the standards and requirements of the process
* Presentation of Form F and support of carer applicants at panel for this role

Essential requirements of this Supervising Social Worker role:

* Qualified Social Worker, with extensive post qualified experience
* Social Work England registration
* The legal right to work in the UK

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Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 167 6799
Contact: Leah Owen

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