Supervising Social Worker - Full Time

Partnerships in Children's Services
10 Mar 2018
03 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Orange Grove Fostercare

Full-Time Supervising Social Worker

Office Location: Bromsgrove

Covering Location: Three Counties

Salary Scale: £30,000 - £37,000 pro-rata
Benefits: £3,000 Car Allowance, 20 Days Annual Leave + 8 days Bank Holiday, Pension Scheme

We are looking for a committed social care professional with a sound knowledge of fostering legislation and practice issues who will be able to continue to deliver the same high standards of service.

You will be involved in the recruitment, training and supervision of Foster carers and promoting the welfare of children placed with Orange Grove Fostercare. As a qualified and registered social worker you will have substantial experience of family placement work and preferably experience of foster care practice including the assessment of potential foster carers. A good knowledge of fostering regulations, child care law and safeguarding issues is essential. You will have excellent communication skills and a commitment to high quality practice.

You must hold a valid driving license, own your own car, and be confident to travel across the Three Counties region.

For further information please contact Sue Purtill on 01908 804 497.

To apply please submit a copy of your CV, those shortlisted will be asked to complete an application pack ahead of interview.

Closing date: 23rd March 2018 – 12:00

Interview Date: TBC

The successful candidate will be required to obtain an enhanced DBS check. Check expense will be met by Orange Grove Fostercare.

Orange Grove Fostercare is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Orange Grove Fostercare is an equal opportunities employer.

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