H/B Supervising Social Worker - IFA - Somerset/Swindon

Supervising Social Worker - Fostering



A small, close-knit Specialist Therapeutic Independent Fostering Agency is looking for a Fostering Social Worker to be the Supervising Social Worker of their team, with a caseload based in the Somerset, Bristol and Wilts areas.

This role is full-time, HOME BASED and permanent position.


The ideal Social Worker will have fostering or adoption experience.

Safeguarding is also welcome.

You will need to be committed and have the drive to match this Independent Fostering Agencies ambitions.



Benefits for you as the Supervising Social Worker:



  • Life Insurance

  • Pension Scheme

  • Private healthcare

  • Additional Benefits

  • Car Alowance - £100pm

  • 45ppm Travel Expenses

  • £100pw payment for duty cover - approx.

    every 5 weeks Mon 9am - Mon 9am on a rota 25 days A/L plus bank hols



Your responsibilities as the Supervising Social Worker:



  • Supervision and Management of Foster Carers

  • Contribution to Foster Carer training

  • Working with a therapeutic approach



Requirements of you as the Supervising Social Worker:



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

  • A valid Social Work England registration

  • Significant experience of working within Family Placement

  • Experience of working within Fostering, adoption or safeguarding

  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence




Location: Somerset, Wits or Bristol


Salary: up to £38,200




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