Senior/ Supervising Social Worker

Fostering People
West Midlands
34000.00 GBP Annual
06 Oct 2017
17 Oct 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Fostering People are an innovative developing provider with an outstanding inspection rating. We have a reputation for providing exceptional support, to our children, foster carers and to our dedicated staff team. Established in 2000, our reputation and positive approach has enabled us to achieve growth in the fostering sector.

We are currently looking to recruit a Senior/Supervising Social Worker for our friendly and dynamic team to work with foster carers in the West Midlands area. You will be responsible for the recruitment, training, assessment, support and supervision of a range of foster carers ensuring high quality placements for looked after children.

An enthusiastic and committed self-starter with the ability to work independently but also skilled in keeping in touch with team members and carers, the successful candidate will have excellent assessment skills and will be a strong communicator, both written and verbal with good IT skills and be able to produce a high standard of report writing.

You will need to be a qualified Social Worker and hold a current HCPC (or equivalent) registration, with recent experience in fostering and services for children. You will possess a good working knowledge of relevant legislation, policies and procedures in relation to fostering and safeguarding.

As an innovative agency we are seeking applicants that possess a real drive and share our creative vision, whether you're new to fostering or an experienced senior supervising social worker.

This is a full time, permanent role which will homebased and comes with a highly attractive salary of upto GBP34,000 per annum + car + benefits. The case load attached to this position will require you to travel around the West Midlands area.

For an informal conversation about this post please contact Cath Turton, Team Manager on

Closing date: 16 October and interviews to be held at our offices in Nottingham on the 24 th October.

Fostering People is an equal opportunities employer and has been awarded double tick status by the jobcentre plus. The successful applicant will be subject to a DBS check at enhanced level if successful for the position. We reserve the right to withdraw this advert without notification. Please be aware we do not work with Recruitment Agencies.

Please also note that on clicking "apply" you will receive a return email asking you to fill out our application form online, and it is a requirement for this to be completed before we can progress your application