Supervising Social worker - Home working

Recruiter
We Are Social Care
Location
newham
Salary
£30000 - £35000/annum
Posted
07 Jul 2017
Closes
06 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A leading IFA is looking to take on an experienced peaking Supervising Social Worker. Covering carers in East and South East London (Newham, Tower Hamlets, Havering, Redbridge, Lewisham, Southwark, Greenwich).

- To provide regular support via telephone and supervisory visits to foster carers
- To participate in the recruitment of potential carers and identify training needs of foster families and deliver training as required.
- To ensure that the complaints information is available to the child in placement and carers, and in addition to facilitate monthly support groups to carers when requested
- To undertake Form F assessments of potential foster carers and annual foster carer reviews and present these to the fostering panel
- To participate in the recruitment of potential carers and identify training needs of foster families and deliver training as required.
- To monitor and review the suitability and competence of foster carers ensuring they provide a safe, healthy, nurturing and learning environment for children/young people.
- To ensure that carers fully understand the fostering task, competencies to be achieved and the standards expected, including record keeping and complaints and representation procedure