Supervising Social Worker - Home Based - Taunton

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Taunton
Salary
32000.00 - 34000.00 GBP Annual + GBP32000 - GBP34000/annum
Posted
06 Feb 2017
Closes
21 Feb 2017
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Supervising Social Worker - Home Based - Taunton

Salary of up to GBP34,000 per annum

Charles Hunter Associates are currently assisting a highly reputable 'Outstanding' Ofsted rated Independent Fostering Agency to recruit for a permanent Supervising Social Worker to join their home working team based in Taunton

Responsibilities:

* Being involved in the recruitment campaign for the programme foster carers.
* The recruitment, assessment and approval of foster carers.
* Training foster carers and Supporting foster carers
* Supervising foster carers in accordance with Fostering Regulations.
* Guide and support foster carers in understanding the developmental trauma needs of children, and how carers need to respond and care for the children who will present with challenging behaviours.

Requirements:

* You will need to be a Qualified (DipSW/CQSW) Social Worker with a HCPC registration
* Have at least 1 years' post qualifying experience working within a Children Social Care sector and/or Foster Care delivery.
* A good working knowledge and understanding of the relevant legislations and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care, Fostering and Adoption
* Full UK Driving Licence and access to a vehicle
* You must be willing to participate in an Out of hours' rota in applicable.

To apply for this position, please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Tom McKenna on (Apply online only) or via email on for further details.

Charles Hunter Associates are a specialist fostering recruitment agency