Senior/Supervising Social Worker (2457)

Classifications

Senior/Supervising Social Worker

FOSTERING PEOPLE

2 x SENIOR/SUPERVISING SOCIAL WORKER - Northamptonshire/Leicester/Leicestershire/Peterborough

We are currently looking to recruit a Senior/Supervising Social Workers to join our Eastern team.  You will be home-based, but part of a friendly, dynamic and supportive team. The post will mainly be covering Northamptonshire, Leicester/Leicestershire and Peterborough. 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.

Department
Social Work
Hours
Full Time and Part Time roles available
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Salary
Up to 34,000
Geographical Location
Eastern
Office
Homebased
Position Reference
n/a
Closing Date
15-11-2019
Ref No
2457

Role Details

Fostering People are an innovative developing provider with an outstanding rating in our last 3 Ofsted inspections, the most recent of which was in January 2019. 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.

We are currently looking to recruit a Senior/Supervising Social Workers to join our Eastern team.  You will be home-based, but part of a friendly, dynamic and supportive team. The post will mainly be covering Northamptonshire, Leicester/Leicestershire and Peterborough. 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 (or equivalent) 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 senior supervising social worker.