Supervising Social Worker

16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Supervising Social Worker


Full Time Maternity Cover

£23,420.53 - £38,854.57 per annum dependent on experience.

Our client, a national independent fostering agency, require an experienced full time Supervising Social Worker to cover maternity leave. The post is based in Chester-le-Street, County Durham and will cover the North East Region.

The successful candidate will be part of a small team whose aim is to recruit, train and supervise foster carers to support the children and young people placed with them across the region. You should be able to evidence strong analytical and assessment skills. You will also need to be able to support and supervise foster carers and engage children and young people.

You should have effective communication skills and be organised and able to deliver to deadlines. The ability to work flexibly as part of a team and have good recording and IT skills are also essential.

Our client run an out of hours service and the successful candidate will be required to take part in the rota.

A social work qualification is essential for this post as is registration to the HCPC. Experience of fostering services or knowledge of the looked after system would be an advantage.

The closing date for applications is 12 midnight on 02 May 2017.

Our client are Equal Opportunities Employers and they welcome applications from candidates from a diverse background.

They have a commitment to safeguarding children and they expect all applicants to share this commitment. As such they will undertakes a series of checks and reference, including DBS checks, as part of the recruitment process.

If you feel that you meet the criteria of the Supervising Social Worker then please apply!