Supervising Social Worker, IFA, Birmingham up to £32,000pa

£30,000 per annum
30 Aug 2017
30 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Supervising Social Worker, IFA, Birmingham up to £32,000pa

If you are a Supervising Social Worker based in the Midlands, this could be the perfect role for you. You will cover the area of North & East Birmingham.

You will be joining an established IFA specialising in fostering children & young people. They have been rate OUTSTANDING by Ofsted.

Main responsibilities:

  • To make initial visits to potential foster carers undertaking competency based assessments
  • To prepare a report on carers suitability using the BAAF form F format and present for approval to Fostering Panel.
  • To update Form F for foster carers you are supervising.
  • To participate in training of staff, foster carers and potential foster carers.
  • To visit foster carers every fortnight and to complete pro-forma written report of each visit. To include record of any concerns expressed requests for additional support and how these are to be met.
  • To take responsibility in assisting in the career development of carers, establishing training needs with them and making plans to meet these.
  • To complete the required Annual Review Reports including information from the end of placement reports and the views of significant others involved with the carers including children of an appropriate age in the foster family.

Essential requirements:

  • A social work qualification (degree in social work, DipSW, CQSW or equivalent recognised social work qualification
  • Post qualified experience of working within children & families including fostering
  • Good knowledge of Fostering Regulations 2013
  • Car driver/owner is essential due to the nature of the role.

Remedy Social Care is a REC Standard agency and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the vulnerable. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS. Our objective is to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and ability regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. All applications will be accepted and reviewed solely on merit.

To find out more about this role, please call Dee Spencer on the social care team.