Supervising Social Worker

Supervising Social Worker

FOSTERING PEOPLE - SCOTLAND

Full-Time Supervising Social Worker

Base location: Home Based or Office Based

Covering Location: Dundee

Basic Salary: up to £31,000 

Benefits:  £1,000 Car Allowance, 30 days' Annual Leave (rising to 35 days' with length of service) + Bank Holidays, Life Assurance x2, Employee Discount Scheme & Medical Cash Plan.

About us

Fostering People are an innovative developing provider with an “Excellent” inspection rating. We have a reputation for providing exceptional support, to our children, foster carers and to our dedicated staff team.  Established in Scotland in 2013, 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
Up to 31,000
Geographical Location
Scotland
Office
Dundee
Position Reference
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Closing Date
30-07-2021
Ref No
3058

Role Details

We are currently looking to recruit a Supervising Social Worker for our friendly and dynamic team to work with foster carers in the North East and Central areas of Scotland. You will be responsible for the recruitment, training, assessment, support and supervision of a range of foster carers ensuring high quality placements for care experienced children and young people. 

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 SSSC registration. Experience of working in fostering or with children and families would be beneficial but not essential. You will possess a good working knowledge of relevant legislation, policies and procedures in relation to fostering and child protection.

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, post which will be either home or office based and comes with a highly attractive salary of up to £31,000 per annum dependent on experience plus car allowance & benefits. We also offer a generous holiday allowance starting at 30 days rising to 35 in line with service plus bank holidays 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 require to be a PVG scheme member 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.

Due to the lockdown situation all interviews at this time will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams, and all appointments managed pragmatically in line with individual and company needs.

For an informal discussion, please contact Cassie Yeaman Registered Manager on 01382 836806.

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