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Supervising Social Worker (Independent Fostering Agency)

An Independent Fostering Agency is looking for a Supervising Social Worker to carry a caseload of Foster carers around the Lancashire area.

This role is an office-based, full-time and permanent position.

The ideal Social Worker will have Fostering experience ideally with an Independent Fostering Agency or Charity.

This is a great chance to have a great work life balance and manageable caseload with a well-thought of organisation.



What is on offer for you as the Supervising Social Worker:



  • Mileage paid at 0.45ppm

  • 25 days for annual leave + bank holidays

  • An excellent Pension Scheme

  • Out of hours payments

  • Further benefits



Duties and Responsibilities for you as the Supervising Social Worker:



  • Supervising managing a caseload of foster carers

  • Working in an out of hours rota

  • Recruiting & Assessing prospective new carers

  • Supporting foster carers

  • Improving the fostering service

  • Organising training for carers



Requirements for you as the Supervising Social Worker:



  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/Diploma)

  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

  • Significant experience of working within Fostering, ideally with a Charity or Independent Fostering Agency as a Supervising Social Worker or Senior Practitioner

  • An excellent working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering



Location: Lancashire



Salary scale: A Salary of up to £34,000


Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Jamil Olweny on 0118 948 5555 or jolweny@charecruitment.com for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details


If this role is not what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!