Supervising Social Worker

To £46,000 + benefits

An “outstanding” IFA with an excellent and highly ethical reputation, is looking for a Supervising Social Worker to join their team across the North East regions. This is a hybrid / home based role, with travel required to the local office one day / week.




  • To provide support and supervision to foster carers – case load of 10-12 across the NE regions
  • To work closely with any agencies and all staff to match children to families
  • To assess and provide training to foster carers as per the needs assessed in a reactive and proactive manner
  • To actively recruit and assess applicants offering to care for children on behalf of the Agency
  • To attend and produce reports for fostering panel meetings as necessary.
  • To carry out an annual review of Foster families
  • To support and attend a foster carer support group as needed.
  • To exercise an understanding of the customs, traditions, culture and religions when dealing with children and foster families.
  • To contribute to the development of the fostering service, to meet unmet needs and the demands faced by new legislation.
  • To act, if required, as a member of Foster Care panel
  • Be willing to work flexibly including evening and weekend work, when required, within the duty rota system or in emergencies.
You will be / have:
  • A qualified social worker
  • SWE registration
  • Ideally experience of working in fostering related social work / family placement
  • A car owner / driver and prepared to travel across the region.
  • Newly qualified social workers with fostering placement experience will also be considered

Salary is to £46,600 + 30 days leave (+BH) and generous pension scheme and also generous sick pay scheme, amongst other benefits

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