Supervising Social Worker
To contribute to the development of HOPE Fostering Services, by supervising approved Foster Carers.
We are seeking a qualified and experienced social worker to join our enthusiastic and committed team at HOPE Fostering. The post will be based at the office address as above. Flexible working hours are essential. We require a commitment to some weekend work and unsocial hours to support foster carers, foster carer training, and children and young people. The appointee will join a rota of social workers who provide an ‘out of hours’ telephone duty rota (supported by a manager on call). We are looking for an enthusiastic staff member who will demonstrate their ability and commitment to developing and supporting this service; ensuring high standards, quality support to carers and to our partner Local Authorities. The post-holder will have a unique opportunity to influence their career progression by developing and expanding the service. To ensure HOPE's commitment to the safeguarding of children and young people is upheld, any areas of concern must be reported immediately to safeguarding lead for the Agency. Supervising Social Workers at HOPE have managed case loads with a maximum of 10 foster carer families, per social worker.