• Permanent
  • West Midlands
  • Salary: £31000 - £34000 per annum

A reputable and child focused fostering provider are looking for a Supervising Social Worker to join their Midlands based team. This Independent Fostering Agency (IFA) has an excellent reputation as both an IFA and an employer.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To provide support and supervision to foster carers
  • To work closely with any agencies and all staff to match children to families
  • To assess and provide training to foster carers as per the needs assessed in a reactive and proactive manner
  • To actively recruit and assess applicants offering to care for children on behalf of the Agency.
  • To attend fostering panel meetings and produce reports as necessary.
  • To carry out an annual review of Foster families
  • To support and attend a foster carer support group as needed.
  • To demonstrate an understanding of the customs, traditions, culture and religions when dealing with children and foster families.
  • To contribute to the development of the fostering service, to meet unmet needs and the demands faced by new legislation.
  • To act, if required, as a member of Foster Care panel

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A qualified social worker
  • SWE registration
  • Experience across children’s social work such as LAC
  • Ideally experience of working within the fostering sector
  • A car owner / driver
  • Be prepared to travel across the region as required

Salary ranging from £31,000-£34,000, experience dependent

Benefits include:

  • 28 days holiday in your first year (bank holiday days are extra!)
  • Long Service day awarded after every 3 years (up to 12 years)
  • Birthday day off
  • Good Health days (if you have no sickness within a 6 month period you get a further day off)
  • Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers

Fostertalk membership

  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Scheme
  • Optional Private healthcare scheme.

For more information or a confidential chat, contact Krystle McCalla on 07881587110 or [email protected]

INDHP

Salary:
£31000 – £34000 per annum
Contact Name:
Arshad Mahmood
Job Duration:
Permanent
Job Industry:
Fostering
Job Location:
West Midlands
Start:
18/10/2020

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