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Fostering Supervisor

  • Job reference: JN SEOS SFSW
  • Location: Southend-On-Sea, Essex
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Service Care Solutions are recruiting on behalf Southend On Sea Council for a Fostering Supervisor to join the service on a Permanent basis.

Introduction.
Southend On Sea is looking to recruit an experienced Fostering Supervisor to assist the service whom recruit, train, assess, supervise and support Foster Carers in their role of looking after children and young people. You will help ensure the highest professional standards and a good overall knowledge of relevant children's and fostering legislation, regulations and practice methods.

Key Responsibilities

*To provide an efficient and cost effective service to children, young people, their families and fostering families ensuring that the needs of children and their parents and carers are professionally assessed.

*To investigate, evaluate and analyse information on cases, demonstrating clarity of assessment, reliability of information, evidence in conclusions and realistic action plans.

*To develop practice which takes a holistic view of the individual, locating them in their immediate and extended social circles and having full regard to their overall development needs.

*To ensure that all casework and foster care services comply with statutory requirements, regulation and the Council's policies and procedures.

*To ensure that investigations, enquiries and assessments are completed to high professional standards.

*To use ICT as required to maintain adequate case recording as directed in the service procedures.

*To ensure that all case management complies with statutory requirements and the Council's policies and procedures.

*To liaise with and work in partnership with other agencies and organisations, to support care plans and the work of foster carers

*To undertake the recruitment, assessment, training and development of foster carers, enabling the service to meet the diverse needs of children in Southend Borough Council

*2 years post qualifying experience in
*HCPC registration.


Southend Care Limited is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants for this role will require an enhanced DBS check.
My client is an equal opportunities employer. They welcome applications, regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, age or religion or belief. All applications will be considered solely on merit.

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact John at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 964 or email john.neary@servicecare.org.uk

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of any Social Workers who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed