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Supervising Social Worker - Fostering

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Manchester City Council

Position Title: Supervising Social Worker - Fostering
Salary: Grade 7 £30,984 to £34,373 (Bar at £33,486) per annum
Contract Type: Permanent Full Time / Part Time
Hours: 35 / 17.5 hours
Work Location:  Etrop Court, Rowlandsway, Wythenshawe, Manchester, M22 5RG
DBS Check Required: Yes 
Qualification(s) Required: Yes, Social Worker Qualification and Social Work England Registration.
Closing Date: Ongoing
Reference: MCC160522/SW

We are looking for Supervising Social Workers to join our Fostering Service. We are aiming to recruit exceptional Social Workers to supervise, support and assess our carers in Manchester.

In Manchester we are on an ambitious journey to raise the aspirations and experience of our children and young people in family based care. We are looking for individuals who are skilled in this area and committed to achieving great outcomes for our children.

We currently have positions on the Recruited Foster Care Team , Connected Care and SGO Team and Private Fostering role.

This post requires a Social Worker Qualification and Social Work England Registration.

This post is a designated Essential Car User. Therefore you must hold a full valid driving licence at all times and provide your own car for use at work. You will receive the Essential Car User Allowance.

The post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (amended in 2013). Appointable candidates will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Information provided by you or the DBS will be dealt with in a confidential manner and in accordance with the DBS Code of Practice which can be viewed here. We have a policy on the Employment of Ex-Offenders and it is available upon request.

This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable.

Manchester City Council is committed to giving fair support to members of the Armed Forces and veterans, whilst recognising and remembering the sacrifices they have made. The aim of The Armed Forces Covenant is to ensure that the Armed Forces and veterans are not disadvantaged, when applying for vacancies with Manchester City Council. Armed Forces and veterans will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the Minimum requirements for the role.

Manchester City Council values equality and works to provide a fair and inclusive environment for a workforce that is as diverse as the communities it serves. We want to further increase the diversity of our workforce, in particular the number of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic staff and disabled staff at all levels of the Council. This advert is open to all applicants, and we would particularly welcome applications from candidates identifying with one or both of those characteristics.

If you require any adjustments to be able to engage in the recruitment process for this role, please let us know by emailing 
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