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Supervising Social Worker - Fostering - Permanent

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Fostering
Seniority:
Social Worker, Senior Social Worker
Region:
South East
Location:
Slough
Salary:
£36,000 per annum
Posted:
25/06/2019
Job Ref:
KL-92305

Supervising Social Worker - Fostering - Permanent - Slough - up to £36,000p/a

We are looking for an experienced Fostering Social Worker to take on a Supervising Social Worker role within Slough. It will be beneficial to have prior experience as a Supervising Social Worker however Fostering experience is a must.

Benefits of this Social Work role:

  • Travelling to work related venues paid 40p mileage or travel ticket 
  • Free car parking 
  • Regular training opportunities 
  • Work pension 

Your role responsibilities as a Supervising Social Worker will include:

  • Supporting the Agency's Manager in the recruitment, training, assessment, support and supervision of a range of foster carers
  • Ensuring high quality placements are available for looked after children and that the needs of C/YP are met
  • Managing a mixed caseload of foster carers - involved with mainstream fostering, kinship foster carers, short breaks and alternative care arrangements to meet the placement needs and outcomes for children placed in their care
  • Undertaking 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

Essential requirements:

  • To be a qualified social worker
  • HCPC registration
  • Statutory experience in Fostering / as a Supervising SW

For further information please email swapplications@liquidpersonnel.com

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 974 1670
Contact: Kelsey Longley

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