Supervising Social Worker – Ashford, Kent

Foster Care

Supervising Social Worker

Ashford, Kent

Permanent, Full Time

Up to £35,000 plus benefits

FosterCare UK is an independent fostering service who are available to help foster children build brighter futures. Our vision is to make a difference to the lives of disadvantaged children and young people, supporting carers to do an important job really well. Always striving for excellence in everything we do.

We are currently recruiting for a qualified Supervising Social Worker to be based from our Croydon office. Working in partnership with other team members to provide a high quality and safe service for our foster families and the children/young people they look after. As a Social Worker in the team you must have the ability to manage your own caseload whilst meeting deadlines and have experience in frontline social work in Childcare and Form F’s. With good analytical and assessment skills, you will have the ability to effectively communicate with children and their parents. Promoting great outcomes for all children and young people looked after by FosterCare UK.

Applicants must have a relevant Social Work qualification (BA/MA Social Work / DipSW / CCETSW), be HCPC registered and have at least two years experience preferably in fostering or adoption, but we will consider social workers with two years experience working within LAC or children in need. Applicants will have a current DBS, be eligible to work in the UK and have a full current drivers license. You will be flexible and must have the ability to travel when cover is needed.

We offer a generous salary package and the flexibility to work from home, if you feel you are able to share our vision and would like to join our team please do not hesitate to apply.

Foster Care UK are committed to your development. In November 2017 Foster Care UK were very proud to win the Recruitment & Professional Development Category National Award at the Children and Young People Now Awards, recognising our outstanding support and training to our staff team and foster carers.

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people is enshrined within Capstone Foster Care’s policy and practice. We expect our employees to share this commitment with us.

To apply, please contact us at: capstonerecruitment@handoverhr.co.uk

Closing Date: Friday 5th April 2019

This entry was posted on Thursday, March 28th, 2019 at 10:03 am by Adele Marshman. You can leave comments below, or subscribe to our monthly news at the top of the page for more updates like these.

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