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Supervising Social Worker

Job Description

Locum - Supervising Social Worker

Our company is seeking a knowledgeable and skilled locum Supervising Social Worker to cover a minimum 4 month period. As a Supervising Social Worker, you will be responsible for managing a caseload across North Wales.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide high-quality services to children and young people
  • Support foster parents in delivering quality care
  • Manage a small caseload and provide guidance and support when necessary
  • Participate in an out-of-hours on-call service to provide wrap-around support to foster carers
  • Contribute to the growth and development of the Fostering service


  • Hold a relevant professional qualification in Social Work
  • Be a registered social worker in Wales or open to being registered (fee covered by the company)
  • Have experience in fostering related social work role and/or child social care, such as a looked after children's team
  • Have a good knowledge of fostering regulations, childcare law, and safeguarding issues
  • Be able to make objective professional assessments of children and young people
  • Have access to a car and a valid driving licence

Desirable Skills

  • Speak Welsh, though not essential


  • Career Development - This company offers many career paths, recognising hard work & supporting you into senior roles
  • Competitive Salary - using structured pay grades based on your training and experience
  • Car Allowance - £100 p/m car allowance to allow you to work flexibly from different locations
  • Wellbeing - Access to therapeutic wellbeing sessions with our Therapeutic Services team
  • Bonuses - receive £200 service award on your two-year anniversary, plus up to £500 special recognition service for outstanding practice
  • Discounts & Awards - Access to hundreds of discounts and benefits through Perkbox, as well as the chance to win up to £150 in vouchers every month from our REACH Awards
  • Life Assurance Scheme - 3 x annual salary after successful completion of your probation review
  • Increased Holiday - 25 days increasing gradually to 28 hours after 4 years' service. We also offer staff an additional "wellbeing day" and their birthday off!

About the Company

This company is a progressive child-centred service, providing fostering, residential, educational, and therapeutic services for the young people in their care. They offer good and outstanding services in many regions over England and Wales, championing their staff and teams who help them towards these outcomes.

This company is a values-based children's service, meaning that everything they do is underpinned by their REACH approach. It stands for Resilience, Education, Acceptance, Child-centred and Holistic; it's a framework based on resilience theory, attachment theory and aspects of social pedagogy. They believe that this helps them to provide bespoke, consistent therapeutic care for each child, whilst supporting their staff and foster carers to ensure every young person has the best possible future.

How to Apply

If you wish to apply for this role please contact me by telephone or email and I will be happy to chat through the process:

  • 017722087964