Supervising Social Worker

Recruiter
The National Fostering Agency
Location
Birmingham
Salary
Up to £35K
Posted
19 Sep 2017
Closes
28 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Supervising Social Worker - Birmingham

Supervising Social Worker - Home based covering Birmingham

NFA Midlands - Solihull

Salary up to £35K per annum depending upon experience plus a £3K car allowance

Founded in 1995, the National Fostering Agency (NFA) provides high quality foster care that places the welfare of children at the centre of its work. We partner closely with Local Authorities and UK foster carers to create the best possible opportunities and outcomes for child fostering.

We are looking for an experienced Supervising Social Worker to cover Birmingham.

Supervising Social Workers are responsible for managing foster resources in an allocated area, recruiting, assessing, supervising, training and supporting foster carers and their placements, ensuring that we provide quality and professional services.

You will be required to have excellent assessment skills and will be a strong communicator, both written and verbal, have good IT skills and be flexible and able to travel throughout the region.

You will need to be a qualified Social Worker and hold a current HCPC (or equivalent) registration, with recent experience in fostering and services for children. You will possess a good working knowledge of relevant legislation and their impact on fostering services.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all employees to share this commitment and undertake appropriate checks.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer.

Closing Date: Sunday 2nd October 2017

Interview Date: Monday 9th October 2017