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Supervising Social Worker - Fostering Team - Lewisham

  • Job reference: SuperviseLewisham
  • Location: Lewisham, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Supervising Social Worker - Fostering Team - Lewisham Council
Service Care Solutions are looking for a Supervising Social Worker to join the Fostering team based at Lewisham Council. The successful post holder must be able to supervise a caseload of 16-18 fostering households, providing support, advice and guidance to foster carers in every aspect of their fostering career. This is a temporary post.

PAY - £28-£30 ltd per hour
CONTRACT - Temporary (6 Months)
HOURS - full time

HOW TO APPLY - please send your up to date CV to jennifer.lynch@servicecare.org.uk or alternatively call 01772 208964 to be considered

WHAT YOU NEED
*SWE Registration
*Recognised Social Work qualification
*PQE experience in a relevant sector
*Be able to frequently keep in touch with foster carers, their familys and the children or young people in placement through regular statutory visits/supervision, telephone calls and via email
*Arrange any additional support services needed by the foster carers or children placed to ensure placement success/stability
*Support foster carers with attending meetings, writing reports and keeping records
*Supporting foster carers in enabling them to manage contact between the child/children in their care and their birth families/relatives/friends
*Identify training needs of foster carers and supporting them in achieving their learning and development objectives
*Undertaking foster carer annual reviews

Benefits of working with Service Care Solutions
*A specialist consultant specific to you with a wide range of social work knowledge
*Excellent and competitive rates of pay
*An extensive range of exclusive Social Work vacancies available throughout the UK
*Expert payroll service processed twice per week
*Frequent job updates sent to you exclusively to meet your requirements
*£250 bonus offered for referring a friend to any job role
*Loyalty Bonus Scheme

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our client's requirements.