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.
- 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.