Fostering Supervising Social Worker
Supervising Social Worker – Alliance Foster CareOffice based covering Northamptonshire and the surrounding areaSalary up to £35K per annum depending upon experienceWould you like to join one of the most well established and forward thinking independent child focused fostering agencies in Northampton?. At Alliance Foster Care we pride ourselves in having a close knit team of social workers and support staff who are rated as “Outstanding” in our Ofsted Inspection in 2014.Alliance Foster Care covers the geographical areas of Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. We are part of the National Fostering Agency Group and while we retain our own identify we benefit from the support of NFA’s services including working with eight other acquired fostering agencies nationwide.Supervising Social Workers are responsible for managing foster resources in an allocated area, recruiting, assessing, supervising, training and supporting foster carers and their placements, ensuring that we provide quality and professional services.You will be required to have excellent assessment skills and will be a strong communicator, both written and verbal, have good IT skills and be flexible and able to travel throughout the region.You will need to be a qualified Social Worker and hold a current HCPC (or equivalent) registration, with recent experience in fostering and services for children. You will possess a good working knowledge of relevant legislation and their impact on fostering services.We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all employees to share this commitment and undertake appropriate checks.When registering to Totaljobs will be redirected to the online application form. Please ensure that this is completed ready for review.