Senior Practitioner - Independent Fostering Agency
Our client, a reputable, growing and stable organization are looking for a highly experienced Social Work Practitioner to manage and support a successful and loyal team of social workers based in East London. This is a permanent, part time opportunity and we are specifically looking for candidates with both supervisory experience and experience of working within the independent fostering sector.
In this position you will be directly responsible to the Registered Manager for the provision of a professional, child centred service. You will also deputies for the manager, attending meetings and liaising with other professionals, and performing other delegated management tasks such as supervision of social work and non social work staff. All staff are also expected to take part in an out of hours’ service.
To be successful in this position you will need to be able to demonstrate effective communication and organizational skills and able to deliver to deadlines. You should also have supervisory experience of staff and an in depth understanding of Fostering legislation and process, specifically relating to the independent fostering and adoption sector.
A social work qualification is essential for this post as is registration to the HCPC and extensive post qualifying experience in fostering teams. A full driving license and use of a car for work purposes is also essential.
The salary scale for this post is £38,280.36 - £40,028.95 per annum dependent on experience to be paid pro rata at £22,968.22 - £24,017.37 for 24 hours.
If you would like to apply for this position or find out more, please send your CV and contact details via this advert.