Supervising Social Worker - Home Working

  • Job Reference: 00006186-1
  • Date Posted: 7 May 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Salary: £35,000 to £38,000
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Supervising Social Worker - Home Working

Location: South Yorkshire - Sheffield, Lincolnshire

Salary: £35,000 - £38,000 (inc Car allowance)

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Coronavirus has impacted many industries but we still have over 3000 looked after children and fostering families and the show very much goes on - remotely and by utilising cutting edge video collaboration platforms to ensure that the families and children are supported.

We're looking for a full-time, home-based supervising social worker to manage a small, stable caseload (13 - 16 Fostering families -CYP 14 - 18) for our Ofsted rated good fostering agency within the south Yorkshire area.

Responsibilities of the Supervising Social Worker:

Form F Assessments
Recruitment and supervision of fostering families
Delivering training to fostering families (Theraplay, PACE, Attachment theory) to help them better relate to children suffering from developmental trauma.
Complying with all aspects of safeguarding.
Requirements of the Supervising Social Worker:

You will need to have experience within Fostering, Looked after Children or Child Protection within a Local Authority, Independent Fostering Agency or Charity

A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
Experience of working within children social work
Must hold a full UK Driving Licence
A working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to children Social Care
Benefits of the Supervising Social Worker:

Training and Development Programmes
25 days holidays + bank holidays
Travel allowance
Pension scheme
Flexible Working
Smaller case load - carry less risk
Central assessment team for Form F work
If you feel like you meet the above criteria of the Supervising Social Worker, please apply now