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DATE ADDED: Thu 01/11/2018

Supervising Social Worker

east midlands region, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent

An established and ‘family feel’ ‘outstanding’ IFA require a Supervising Social Worker to join their team, supporting a low carer case load across Nottinghamshire OR Leicestershire. This role has the flexibility for home working.

This IFA has a stable carer base across the region and are a small, friendly and supportive team with an excellent manager.

Brief over view of role and responsibilities:

  • To provide support and supervision to foster carers – LOW CASE LOAD
  • To work closely with any agencies and all staff to match children to families
  • To assess and provide training to foster carers as per the needs assessed in a reactive and proactive manner
  • To actively recruit and assess applicants offering to care for children on behalf of the Agency
  • To attend and produce reports for fostering panel meetings as necessary.
  • To carry out an annual review of Foster families 
  • To support and attend a foster carer support group as needed.
  • To contribute to the development of the fostering service
  • To act, if required, as a member of Foster Care panel 
  • Be willing to work flexibly including evening and weekend work, when required, within the duty rota system or in emergencies.

You will be / have:

  • A qualified social worker
  • HCPC registered
  • Good experience across children and families social work / child protection
  • Good knowledge of all relevant regulations and legislation
  • Experience of working in a fostering team is ideal, but not essential
  • A car owner / driver

This role is a great opportunity to join a friendly and credible IFA, with a good reputation and supportive culture

Salary is to £35,000 + 45ppm + benefits

For further information around the organisation and role and a JD, please contact Harriet Connolly on 0121 323 3720 / 07740 773499 / #removed#

Iris Resourcing is an unrivalled specialist resourcing partner to the looked after children’s social work sector, with a targeted focus across fostering & adoption: With a focus on permanent recruitment, we work strategically to find the ideal fit, matching experience, skills and aspirations.

If the above role is not suitable, but you are looking for a move within the sector, please do make contact to discuss what you may be looking for and other available opportunities.




Role: Supervising Social Worker
Job Type: Permanent
Location: east midlands region,

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