Supervising Social Worker

Recruiter
Charles Hunter Associates
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
£29000 - £36333/annum excellent benefits
Posted
12 Jul 2017
Closes
10 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Supervising Social Worker - Edinburgh

A salary of up to £36,333 + Excellent benefits

We are looking for a committed Supervising Social Worker to join this excellent organisation and supportive, pro active team.

You will have a sound knowledge of fostering legislation and practice issues, and will be able to deliver the high standards of the service that the organisation provide.

Are you:

* An experienced social worker?
* A driven individual?
* Passionate about Fostering?

Benefits:

* Salary of up to £33,333 per annum
* A car allowance of up to £3,000 (monthly)
* Mileage paid at 0.18ppm
* 25 days' annual leave
* Company pension
* Other terrific benefits

You will be involved in:

* Recruitment, training and supervision of foster carers
* Undertake thorough, professional assessments of prospective foster carers and present their assessments to panel
* Contribute to running the foster carers' training and support group programme
* Support a number of foster carers by regular supervision visits, telephone calls (including out of hours), attendance at children's meetings and liaison with placing social workers
* Working with looked after children

You will have:

* A valid SSSC registration
* A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
* An excellent knowledge and understanding of the current legislations and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care, Fostering and Adoption including the Children's Act 1989 and its application to Social Work practice.
* Post qualified experience of children & families social work.
* Must hold a full UK Driving Licence and have access to a vehicle to travel to other areas.
* Be willing to participate in an out of hours' rota

CLOSING DATE: Friday 14th July 2017

Want to apply?

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Jamil Olweny on (Apply online only) or via email for further details