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Supervising Social Worker - Independent Fostering Agency

Job Type:
Contract
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Fostering
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
South East, London
Location:
South East
Salary:
£35,000 per annum
Posted:
16/05/2018
Job Ref:
MFI-72506

Supervising Social Worker - Independent Fostering Agency - Slough - £30,000 to £35000 per annum + benefits

Our client has an excellent opportunity to join a growing independent fostering agency as a Supervising Social Worker based near West London. 

Benefits:

  • Lots of resources at your disposal 
  • Excellent training and progression opportunities 
  • Small and friendly team 
  • An organisation with ambitious plans 
  • Great location and transport links   

Duties as a Supervising Social Worker:

  • To manage a mixed caseload of foster carers involved with mainstream fostering, kinship foster carers, short breaks and alternative care arrangements 
  • To undertake a range of assessments of prospective and existing foster carers: mainstream fostering, short breaks, kinship care, private fostering, alternative care arrangements SGO in order to determine their suitability for approval or continued approval as carers. 
  • To share and match referrals to prospective foster carers. 
  • To place children with Foster carers as planned and agreed by the Local Authority or in an Emergency situation. 
  • To review placement/care plans regularly and develop support packages for all new placements, update risk assessment accordingly.   

To be considered for the post you must:

  • Be eligible to work within in the U.K. 
  • Full UK license and daily access to a car 
  • That you are a qualified social worker with HCPC and have a social work degree 
  • Have previously worked in an IFA 
  • A broad knowledge of social work practice and legislation, including safeguarding 
Why Liquid Personnel?

  • New ‘Faster Pay’ service getting you paid more quickly
  • Twice weekly payroll
  • Discounts on groceries, clothing and many high street stores with “My Liquid Rewards”
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies  
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
  • Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK
  • “Refer a Friend” bonus - get £200 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place *
  • “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. * Terms and conditions apply to our bonus schemes.

Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 046 6203
Contact: Matt Fittock

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