Supervising Social Worker (Independent Fostering Agency)

  • Charles Hunter Associates
  • Somerset, UK
  • Aug 03, 2019
Full time Healthcare & Medical Clinical Social Worker

Job Description

As the Supervising Social Worker, you will be carrying a caseload of up to 12 foster carers for an Independent Fostering Agency based in Frome, Somerset. This is a full-time, permanent position. This Independent Fostering Agency is one of the largest organisations within the UK.

You will need to have a background within a Fostering Team as a Supervising Social Worker. Ideally, within an Independent Fostering Agency or Charity.

Benefits for you as the Supervising Social Worker:

  • 30 Days Annual leave
  • Mileage paid - 0.45P
  • Contributory pension Scheme
  • Progression Opportunists
  • Healthcare
  • Additional Discounts

Responsibilities for you as the Supervising Social Worker:

  • Supervising managing a caseload of foster carers
  • Working in an out of hours rota
  • Recruiting & Assessing prospective new carers
  • Supporting foster carers
  • Improving the fostering service
  • Organising training for carers

Requirements of you as the Supervising Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/Diploma)
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Significant experience of working within Fostering, ideally with a Charity or Independent Fostering Agency as a Supervising Social Worker or Senior Practitioner
  • An excellent working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care and Fostering


Location: Frome, Somerset

Salary: up to £34,000

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