Supervising Social Worker

£23,420.53 - 38,854.57 per year
11 Jan 2017
08 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Supervising Social Worker (full time, temporary to cover maternity leave)

Location: Chester-le-Street, County Durham

Salary:  £23,420.53 - £38,854.57 per annum dependent on experience.

Futures for Children, a national independent fostering agency, require an experienced full time Supervising Social Worker to work for our North East Region based in Chester-le-Street, County Durham. The vacancy is temporary to cover maternity leave.

The successful candidate will be part of a small team whose aim is to recruit, train and supervise foster carers to support the children and young people placed with us across the region.  Experience in completing Form Fs is an advantage and you should be able to evidence strong analytical and assessment skills. You will also need to be able to support and supervise foster carers and engage children and young people.

You should have effective communication skills and be organised and able to deliver to deadlines. The ability to work flexibly as part of a team and have good recording and IT skills are also essential.

Futures for Children group of companies run an out of hours service and the successful candidate will be required to take part in the rota.   

A social work qualification is essential for this post as is registration to the HCPC.  Experience of fostering services or knowledge of the looked after system would be an advantage..

If you feel that you may be suitable for this Supervising Social Worker role, then please apply now!

The closing date for applications is 12 midnight on 29 January 2017.

Futures for Children group of companies are Equal Opportunities Employers and we welcome applications from candidates from a diverse background. 

We have a commitment to safeguarding children and we expect all applicants to share this commitment.  As such we will undertake a series of checks and reference, including DBS checks, as part of the recruitment process.