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Supervising Social Worker - Fostering Team

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Fostering
Seniority:
Social Worker, Senior Social Worker
Region:
North West
Location:
Tameside
Salary:
£25.02 per hour
Posted:
28/02/2019
Job Ref:
AST-87654

Supervising Social Worker - Fostering Team - Tameside - £25.02 per hour

We are currently looking to recruit a Supervising Social Worker for our dynamic team, that prides itself on its professionalism and friendliness in equal measure. You will be responsible for the training, assessment, support and supervision of a range of foster carers ensuring high quality placements for looked after children. An enthusiastic and committed self-starter with the ability to work independently but also skilled in keeping in touch with team members and carers. The successful candidate will have excellent assessment skills and will be a strong communicator, both written and verbal with good IT skills and be able to produce a high standard of report writing. 

You will need to be a qualified Social Worker and hold a current HCPC registration, with recent experience in fostering and services for children. You will possess a good working knowledge of relevant legislation, policies and procedures in relation to fostering and safeguarding. Tameside children’s social care offer excellent training, development opportunities and supervision, and have a flexible working policy.

Benefits as a Supervising Social Worker:

  • Potential Long Term Contract 
  • Regular Supervision 
  • Manageable Caseload 
  • Supportive Working Environment 
  • Friendly and Diverse Team 
  • Mileage Expenses 
  • Competitive Rate of Pay 

As a Fostering Social Worker you will have experience of:  

  • Knowledge of relevant legislation
  • Holding cases
  • Proving support to foster carers
  • Form F Assessments
  • Assessing prospective foster carers
  • Conducting initial visits
  • Taking cases to panel

You MUST be:

  • HCPC registered 
  • Eligible to work in the UK 
  • A full UK license holder

Why Liquid Personnel?

  • New ‘Faster Pay’ service getting you paid more quickly 
  • Twice weekly payroll 
  • 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 *

For more information please contact swapplications@liquidpersonnel.com

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: 0161 235 6976
Contact: Austin Stones

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