Supervising Social Worker

  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Hampshire

£40,000 + benefits

An established and family-owned fostering provider are looking for a home based Supervising Social Worker to join their small team supporting a carer case load across the Hampshire regions – predominantly Portsmouth and Southampton.


Overview of role and responsibilities:


  • To provide support and supervision to a manageable carer case load
  • To work closely with any agencies and all staff to match children to families
  • 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 ( 1 week in 5)


You will be / have:


  • A qualified social worker
  • SWE registration
  • Prior experience of working across children’s services
  • Prior experience of working within a fostering team / IFA
  • A car owner / driver
  • Be prepared to travel across the regions


Salary is £40,000 + bonus scheme + benefits and mileage at 45ppm.


This IFA is an excellent and supportive employer with a positive culture and allows for home based working.


For further information around the role and organisation please contact Harriet on 07740 773499 /

Iris Resourcing is an unrivalled specialist resourcing partner to the looked after children’s social work sector, with a targeted focus across fostering & adoption: with a focus on permanent recruitment, we work strategically to find the ideal fit, matching experience, skills and aspirations.

If the above role is not suitable, but you are looking for a move within the sector, please do make contact to discuss what you may be looking for and other available opportunities.


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