Supervising Social Worker

To £41,800 + pension + benefits

A highly ethical, child centred and not for profit fostering agency are looking for a Senior / Supervising Social Worker to support a very low case load, with focus primarily on carer recruitment: initial enquires through to assessments.

This agency has extremely high integrity and are very proud of their quality and ethical stance within fostering, They are a small team and positive relationships are valued hence you will be able to work effectively with others with a flexible , creative and adaptable approach –demonstrating commitment to working to the highest possible standards whilst remaining at all times child centred and sharing their high values.

Brief over view of responsibilities:
  • Supporting a small carers caseload across the Gloucestershire region
  • Supervision of carers
  • Carer reviews
  • Recruitment and assessment of prospective foster carers
  • Carer training
  • Participation in the OOH telephone rota
You will be:
  • A qualified social worker
  • SWE registered
  • Post qualifying experience of working within children’s services / fieldwork
  • Experience of working within fostering social work / an IFA (ideal not essential)
  • An interest in / experience across parent and child fostering would be an advantage
  • A car owner / driver
  • Be prepared to travel across the region

The role attracts a salary to £41,800 + 5% pension contribution and other benefits including OOH payments.

Newly qualified social workers (with fostering placement experience) will considered as this IFA can offer support in the ASYE program.


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