Supervising Social Worker, Independent Fostering Agency, Working from

Recruiter
Taylor Davenport
Location
West Midlands Region
Salary
32200.00 GBP Annual + leave plus bank holidays
Posted
05 Oct 2017
Closes
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent

Taylor Davenport are working in partnership with an Independent Fostering Agency in the Midlands.

We are looking for a home based Supervising Social Worker for a permanent contract to start as soon as possible with excellent benefits.

The role offers a competitive salary plus contributory pension scheme, initially 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, flexible working arrangements and a generous mileage allowance.

Ideally you will be based on the East side of Birmingham, Staffordshire or neighbouring counties as you will be working with Foster Carers in this area.


The Role:

We require a knowledgeable and experienced Social Worker to join the current team in order to effectively support foster carers. The preferred candidate will have excellent assessment skills and be a strong communicator in both written and verbal as well as good knowledge of the relevant legislation.

You will be travelling to Foster Carers homes to support them so a flexible approach is required along with excellent communication skills, the ability to meet deadlines and analyse situations accurately.

Your caseload will be realistic and achievable to allow the time for effective support, a full job description is available upon request. You will be responsible for managing foster carers in your allocated area, as well as assessing, supervising and training. Your role will be invaluable in supporting foster carers and their placements to ensure you provide a professional and quality service to them.

This IFA wants to support Foster Carers in achieving a positive and enriching life experience for looked after children.

A full job description and person specification is available upon request.

If you currently hold a Social Work qualification and are registered with the HCPC, have the relevant experience and a passion for Fostering please do send your CV or call for a confidential discussion.