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Date Added: Tue 12/01/2021

Supervising Social Worker

Norwich, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: 28000 - 34968 - Benefits:

Supervising Social Worker

About Us

We are Regional Foster Families, an independent fostering agency committed to providing safe, high-quality foster care to children and young people who can no longer be with their families.

Our foster carers provide a stable, nurturing and stimulating environment where children and young people can thrive.

We’re currently looking for a Supervising Social Worker to join us at our East Anglia base in Norwich, working hours per week.

The Benefits

- £28,000 - £34,968 per annum (pro rata)
- Mileage Allowance
- Realistic caseloads
- Employee’s Benefit Scheme
- Regular supervision
- Training opportunities
- Initially 25 days’ annual leave (pro rata)
- Birthday leave – an additional day of annual leave on your birthday
- Pension Scheme

This is the ideal role for an enthusiastic social worker to work in the fostering arena.
As part of our team, you will be given opportunities to gain experience in all areas of fostering.

You will be joining a fantastic and supportive team and the right candidate will be key in the further growth and development of our agency.

Your Role

As a Supervising Social Worker, you will recruit and assess prospective foster carers across Norfolk and Suffolk.

In this key role, you will:

- Present completed Form F assessments to our foster panel
- Support and supervise our approved foster parents
- Provide support for all members of our fostering households
- Carry out household reviews of our approved foster parents and present the reports to our fostering panel
- Facilitate foster parent support groups and training
- Manage children and young people’s fostering family placements
- Partake in the out of hours ‘on call’ system
- Work flexibly including evenings and weekend work, when required
- Contribute to the ongoing growth and development of the region
- Work closely with local authorities

About You

To be considered as a Supervising Social Worker, you will need:

- To be a fully qualified Social Worker with a current Social Work England registration
- A full, valid driving licence, access to your own vehicle and business use insurance cover

Ideal candidates will have good knowledge of fostering legislation.

For a full job description and further information about our organisation, please visit our website.

The closing date for applications is the 31st January 2021.

Webrecruit and Regional Foster Families Ltd are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment.
Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit.
The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Other organisations may call this role Fostering Supervisor, Social Worker, Fostering Caseworker, Social Services Manager, Welfare Worker, Social Caseworker, or Senior Social Worker.
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