Senior/Supervising Social Worker (2635)

Classifications

Senior/Supervising Social Worker

FOSTERING PEOPLE 

Full-Time Senior/Supervising Social Worker

Base location: Yorkshire

Basic Salary: £32,000-£34,000 pro-rata + company benefits including car allowance, pension, life assurance & employee discount scheme

Fostering People are an innovative developing provider with an outstanding inspection rating. We have a reputation for providing exceptional support, to our children, foster carers and to our dedicated staff team.  Established in 2000, our reputation and positive approach has enabled us to achieve growth in the fostering sector.

Organisation
Fostering People
Department
Social Work
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Salary
32,000 - 34,000 plus company car/allowance & benefits
Geographical Location
Yorkshire & Lincolnshire
Office
Homebased
Position Reference
na
Closing Date
14-08-2020
Ref No
2635

Role Details

We are currently looking to recruit a Senior or Supervising Social Worker for our friendly and dynamic team to work with foster carers in the Yorkshire area. You will be responsible for the recruitment, 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.

As an innovative agency we are seeking applicants that possess a real drive and share our creative vision, whether you’re new to fostering or an experienced supervising social worker.

This is a full time, permanent post which will homebased and comes with a highly attractive salary of between £32,000 & £34,000 per annum dependent on experience plus company car/allowance & benefits. We also offer a generous holiday allowance starting at 30 days rising to 35 in line with service plus bank holidays, bike to work and contributory pension schemes.

Fostering People is an equal opportunities employer and has been awarded disability confident employer status by the jobcentre plus. The successful applicant will be subject to a DBS check at enhanced level if successful for the position.  We reserve the right to withdraw this advert without notification.  Please be aware we do not work with Recruitment Agencies.

Please also note that on clicking “apply” you will receive a return email asking you to fill out our application form online, and it is a requirement for this to be completed before we can progress your application