Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of young people and families? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our exceptional independent fostering service. Your office base will be in Worcester (only attend twice a month) and you will cover a caseload across Telford, Shropshire, and Wolverhampton. Position: Supervising Social Worker
Salary: Up to £39,000
Our client is dedicated to providing outstanding support to young people and those involved in the fostering system. As a Supervising Social Worker, you will play a crucial role in helping children find safe and loving homes and ensuring the well-being of your foster carers.
Your responsibilities will include:
- Providing support and supervision to foster carers.
- Identifying, assessing, and monitoring the suitability and competence of foster carers.
- Matching children with appropriate long or short-term fostering placements.
- Finding permanent, loving families for children unable to return home.
- Offering support, counseling, and therapeutic interventions to foster families.
- Assisting foster carers in their care duties for children in care.
- Working towards achieving the best outcomes for children and families while promoting community sustainability.
- Fulfilling statutory duties in accordance with National Fostering Standards and Regulations.
- Maintaining a solid understanding of relevant legislation and regulations.
To be a successful Supervising Social Worker, you should possess the following qualifications and qualities:
- SWE registration
- At least 2 years of experience in fostering and/or adoption
- Flexibility to occasionally work evenings and weekends
- A valid UK driver's license and access to a vehicle
- A social work degree or equivalent qualification
Benefits you'll enjoy:
- Key worker status
- Competitive salary
- Opportunities for career progression and continuous professional development
- Various family-friendly leave options, including company Maternity, Paternity, and Adoption pay
- Comprehensive training opportunities at no cost
- Sickness Benefit Scheme
- Generous Pension Scheme
For more information or a informal chat please call Laura on 0151 559 8680 or email