Supervising Social Worker - HOME BASED

Iris Resourcing
34000.00 GBP Annual + + company car
10 Oct 2017
30 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

An established and 'family feel' IFA require a home based Supervising Social Worker to join their team, supporting a low carer case load across Devon and Somerset.

This IFA has a stable care base across the region and are a small, friendly and supportive team.

Brief 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
  • To act, if required, as a member of Foster Care panel
  • 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
  • Good experience across children and families social work
  • Excellent knowledge of all relevant regulations and legislation
  • Experience of working in a fostering team is ideal, but not essential
  • A car owner / driver

This role is a great opportunity to join a friendly and credible IFA, with a good reputation and supportive culture

Salary is to GBP34,000 + company car

For further information, please contact Harriet on / /

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 make contact to discuss what you may be looking for and other available opportunities.