Supervising Social Worker - Birmingham / Dudley region

Iris Resourcing
To £36,000 + company car and mileage
28 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A ‘family feel’ and well regarded fostering provider are looking for a Senior / Supervising Social Worker (experience dependent) to join their fostering service and support carers across the Birmingham / Dudley / Wolverhampton / Halesowen and surrounding regions.

Over view of role and responsibilities:

  • To provide support and supervision to foster carers
  • 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
  • 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
  • A DipSW or equivalent
  • HCPC registration
  • Prior fostering social work experience, either from an IFA or Local Authority (essential)
  • A car owner / driver and be required to travel as required.

Some flexible working may be needed in order to attend emergencies or to participate in the duty rota.

Salary is £36,000 (experience dependent), with additional benefits, including a company car (if required), mileage and private healthcare.

For further information, a job description and a confidential chat around the role, please contact Harriet Connolly in confidence on 0774 0773499 / 0121 323 3720 /

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.

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