Senior Supervising Social Worker : LOW CASE LOAD

Iris Resourcing
£15,000 - £19,999
10 Oct 2018
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

An IFA with a national presence is seeking a Senior Supervising Social Worker to join their team, supporting carers across Croydon and south London.

Over view of 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 and produce reports for fostering panel meetings as necessary.
  • To carry out an annual review of Foster families
  • To support and attend a foster carer support group as needed.
  • To contribute to the development of the fostering service
  • Be willing to work flexibly including evening and weekend work, when required, within the duty rota system or in emergencies.


You will be / have:

  • A qualified social worker
  • HCPC registered
  • A car owner / driver
  • Be prepared to travel across the region
  • Excellent working knowledge of the National Minimum Standards and Fostering Services Regulations as a minimum.
  • Experience of fostering services and experience of the looked after system

Salary is to £38,000 per annum dependent on experience.

Benefits include 25 leave + bank holidays + Christmas shut down + mileage

For further information around the organisation and role and a JD, please contact Harriet Connolly on 0121 323 3720 / 07740 773499 /

Iris Resourcing is an unrivalled specialist resourcing partner to the looked after children’s social work sector, with a targeted focus across fostering & adoption: With a focus on permanent recruitment, we work strategically to find the ideal fit, matching experience, skills and aspirations.

If the above role is not suitable, but you are looking for a move within the sector, please do get in touch, in confidence:

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