Supervising Social Worker - Fostering Social Worker - Rugby

Recruiter
Aurora Resourcing Limited
Location
Lyng
Salary
£29,000 per annum
Posted
27 Jul 2017
Closes
18 Aug 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time

Aurora Resourcing are Working alongside an IFA who are in need of a Supervising Social Worker to join their team for up to 6 months. This is a home based role and you will be covering the Rugby area.

This organisation’s core work involves providing high quality and well supported fostering or adoptive families for children and young people in the care of local authorities. Working in partnership with local authorities from their offices across England, Wales and Scotland, they are dedicated to providing creative, effective and outcome-focused services. They also campaign on behalf of children and young people in care, carers and adoptive families.

Duties will include:

  • Support and supervision to an existing case load of carers in the region
  • Further regional development, recruiting and assessing potential carers
  • The presentation of applications to the fostering panel
  • Delivery of training to carers
  • Regular visits to carers and the young people in their care
  • Reporting and recording on foster carers performance, needs and on placement progress

The ideal candidate for this position will have at least 2 years post qualifying experience in children and families and a very good understanding of fostering. Applicants will need to be able to demonstrate the experience, skills and knowledge necessary to ensure a high quality service for looked after children.

How to Apply

Direct all interest to Jay Lawrence