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Newly Qualified Social Worker - Independent Fostering Agency

A specialist Independent Fostering Agency is looking for a Newly Qualified Social Worker to be based in their office in Cambridgeshire.

As the supervising social worker, you will be managing a small group of both new and experienced foster carers.

This role is a full-time, and permanent position.

This independent fostering agency has been rated “good” via Ofsted with “outstanding” features.

As the newly qualified social worker, you will need to have experience of working within the fostering sector, Ideally within an independent fostering agency.

Benefits for you as the Newly Qualified Social Worker:

  • Salary of up to £30,000 per annum

  • Generous Annual leave

  • Contributory pension Scheme

  • Progression Opportunists

  • Healthcare

  • Additional Discounts

Your responsibilities as the Newly Qualified Social Worker:

  • Provide regular support via telephone and supervisory visits to Foster Carers

  • Monitor and review the suitability and competence of Foster Carers ensuring they provide a safe, healthy, nurturing and learning environment for children/young people

  • Facilitate, encourage, and support contact as agreed in the care plan

  • Support Foster Carers in preparing children and young people for independent or semi-independent living

Requirements of you as the Newly Qualified Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)

  • A valid registration with social work England

  • Experience of working within the Children and families Teams

  • Knowledge and experience of working within Fostering sector

  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence

Location: Cambridge

Salary: up to £30,000

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Tom McKenna on 07587 031 100 or email for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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