Principal Social Worker - Permanent - Independent Fostering Agency - Nottingham

Aurora Resourcing Limited
09 May 2017
08 Jun 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Principal Social Worker - Permanent - Independent Fostering Agency - Nottingham

Aurora Resourcing are working in partnership with a well established Not For Profit Charity IFA to recruit an experienced Principle Social Worker to join their supportive, children and family focused team on a permanent, flexible, full time basis.

The post is based in the Nottingham area and is perfect for an experienced Principal Social Worker situated in this region looking to expand their experience and to be part of a supportive and committed management team. This fantastic fostering service is also able to offer flexible working, in order to mutually support their staff members, this can be negotiated and discuss.

A competitive salary is being offered, £39,897 to £42,343 per annum based on previous experience. This is a great opportunity to further develop your skills and management experience, as there is alot of room for development in this position. Please discuss in confidence with Li Li, who will be able to elaborate further.

Closing date: Friday 26th May

The Role:

  • Supervising two full time Supervising Social Workers, providing support, supervision and advice.
  • Holding a small capped caseload.
  • Supervising, recruiting, training and assessing foster carers.
  • Managing a high quality fostering service ensuring that comprehensive support services and robust supervision is provided to all foster carers.
  • Work with the rest of the management team in developing and improving the service and further establishing the presence of the IFA in the East Midlands.
  • Helping to maintain the agency’s high standards, in order to promote positive outcomes for children and young people, and ensure that social work and foster care practice continues to achieve 'Outstanding’ or 'Good’ in Ofsted inspections.


  • You must be HCPC registered with relevant post qualification experience
  • You must be able to drive and have access to a car for this role, due to the requirements of travel.
  • Experience of direct work in the fostering and adoption sector.
  • Management qualifications/training or experience would be preferable but not essential

Why Choose Aurora Resourcing?

By choosing Aurora Resourcing you will open yourself to new opportunities by working with one of the market leaders specialising in the Fostering and Adoption sector. We are a bespoke, independent social care agency with the pivotal aim of providing an excellent service that is tailored to your needs and requirements.

Financial Details:

A competitive salary starting from £39,897 to £42,343 per annum is being offered, dependent on previous experience. A great Benefits package is being offered; please speak with Li Li regarding this.

  • Flexible working
  • A Great Pension Scheme
  • Life Insurance
  • Generous amount of Annual Leave
  • Childcare and Eye-care Vouchers
  • Loyalty Bonus

How to Apply:

To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert or the Aurora Resourcing website, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call or email Li Li in confidence.

Closing date: Friday 26th May