Supervising Social Worker, Fostering, East London, £28,000 - £32,000

Remedy Medical
East London, Greater London
£28000 - £32000/annum
07 Jul 2017
06 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Supervising Social Worker, Fostering Agency, East London, £28,000 - £32,000pa

Remedy Recruitment Group is working with an Independent Fostering Agency to recruit an experienced Supervising Social Worker to cover the area of North East/South East London. The areas you will cover includes Newham, Tower Hamlets, Havering, Redbridge, Lewisham, Southwark and Greenwich.

There is some flexibility in working from home with at least 2 days per week in the office.
You will be working with an established agency with a good Ofsted rating.

Main responsibilities:
• To provide regular supervision, support and monitor the quality of care provided by foster carers, in order to ensure the success of placements by managing own reduced caseload.
• To provide quality support to foster carers and children throughout the entire placement and ensure that all child placements are sustained and end naturally and properly
• To complete annual reviews of foster carers and present them to Panel
• To organise and complete regular home visits (announced and unannounced) through the year
• To identify developmental needs for each carer, prepare, monitor and review foster carers personal development plan for each foster carer in line with their developmental needs
• To prepare and attend panel session to present any issues related to approved carers
• To attend panel session to present completed F Form Assessment and complete any actions advised by panel within agreed timescales

Essential requirements:
• Degree or equivalent qualification in Social Work
• Post qualified experience of working within fostering, ideally within an IFA
• Excellent assessment and report writing skills

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