Up to £32,000
As a supervising social worker you will be required to assist the Management team in meeting organisational recruitment targets. You will be required to ensure the quality of placements provided by foster carers, by providing support, supervision and training as appropriate. You will work alongside referring social workers to identify and support foster carers to provide responsive care to children and young people referred. You will need to ensure that diversity and equality underpin all aspects of the service provision. You will assume daily operation responsibility for the fostering service, with guidance and support from the management team.
Essential minimum requirements for the role are:
Experience in a child care setting
Knowledge of the Children Act 1989
Knowledge of National Minimum Standards 2011 and The Fostering Standards 2011 and other relevant legislation
Knowledge of child protection procedures
A full driving license