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Supervising Social Worker

Social Care

Fostering

NFA North West


Location: NFA North West – Home based covering North West area

Hours: 9.00am – 5.30pm, Monday to Friday

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract / Full Time

Salary: Up to £35,000 dependent on experience

Car Allowance: £3,000

This is a temporary contract to cover maternity leave for 12 months.


We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced social worker covering the North West area. You will be principally home based and the office is based in Birchwood, Warrington. The ideal candidate will share our ongoing commitment in providing excellence in the quality placements we provide for the children and young people in our care.

Supervising Social Workers are responsible for managing fostering resources in an allocated area. The successful candidate will be responsible for recruiting, assessing, supervising, training and supporting foster carers and their placement's. Your primary responsibility will be providing quality and professional services by supervising and supporting allocated foster carers, their placements and completing necessary documentation.


About the Group

We are part of National Fostering Group.

Our highly skilled and dedicated fostering community supports Local Authorities by providing short or long-term foster placements for thousands of vulnerable children and teenagers throughout the UK. With 100% of our 28 regional fostering agencies officially recognised by Ofsted, Welsh and Scottish regulators as either ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Good’, it is perhaps not surprising that more people choose to foster with our fostering agencies than any other fostering provider in the UK.

National Fostering Group is part of Outcomes First Group.


Who we are looking for

You will need to be a qualified Social Worker and possess a good working knowledge of relevant legislation and their impact on fostering services. Participation in an evening and weekend on call rota is expected and no additional payment is included.

You will be a strong communicator, both written and verbal, have good IT skills and be flexible and able to travel throughout the area.


Essential Criteria

•Qualified Social Worker (DipSW or CQSW or equivalent)

•Car driver and access to a vehicle

•Current registration with the relevant Social Work regulatory council (e.g Social Work, England)

•Recent experience in services for children

•Demonstrates a working knowledge of, and an understanding of relevant legislation and minimum standards relating to fostering

•Ability to use ICT effectively to fulfil job responsibilities

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all employees to share this commitment and undertake appropriate checks.

If you would like to apply please follow this link: https://candidate.outcomesfirstgroup.co.uk/106402GRJ

If you would like to contact us in regards to this role please call the Recruitment Team on 01204 558055.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Closing Date for applications: 16th February 2020

salary from

£35,000.00

contract

temporary

working hours

full time

application deadline

11 59 pm

16th Feb 2020

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