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Date Added: Fri 03/05/2024

Social Worker

Gloucester, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £35000.00 - £41000.00 per annum

A Supervising Social Worker is required to join a fantastic independent fostering service based in Gloucester


  • Title: Supervising Social Worker
  • Salary: Up to £41,000
  • Location: Gloucester
  • Hours: Full time


  • Granted key worker status
  • Competitive salary
  • Free flu jabs
  • Casual dress
  • Opportunity to work from home
  • Life Insurance
  • Progression and CPD opportunities
  • A host of family-friendly leave options including company Maternity Paternity and Adoption pay; together with all family additional leave options
  • A full range of free training is available
  • Sickness Benefit Scheme
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Free parking

The role:

  • Recruit, assess and monitor the suitability and competence of foster carers.
  • Provide on going support and supervision of foster carers long or short-term fostering placements for children who come into care.
  • Find permanent new families for children who can't go home for whatever reason.
  • To provide support, counselling, and therapeutic interventions to adoptive families.
  • To assist the foster carer in their task of providing care to a child in care.
  • Achieve the best outcomes for our children and families and to sustain them in their communities.
  • Undertaking statutory duties in accordance with National Fostering Standards and Regulations
  • Have a good knowledge of relevant legislation and regulations.

The successful candidate:

  • Social work degree or an equivalent qualification
  • Registered with Social Work England
  • 2 years of fostering and or adoption experience
  • Ability to be flexible as working practices can include occasional evening and weekend work.
  • UK driver's license and access to a vehicle

Do you want to make a real, measurable difference in the lives of young people and families? If this sounds like your dream role, we would love to hear from you. If you think you're right for this Supervising Social Worker role, then click the 'apply' button below.
Vetro Recruitment acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Vetro is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merit alone.

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