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Supervising Social Worker

  • Job reference: APFostSWNotts
  • Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Supervising Social Worker

My client is a large Independent Fostering Agency covering the whole of the UK. They are currently looking for a homebased Fostering Social Worker to cover caseloads in the Nottingham area.
Salary: £26,000 - £36,000 per annum
*Homebased and flexible working (this is a home based role although travel will be involved for visits and meetings when required)
*A competitive salary.
*A contributory pension scheme.
*26 days holiday (including your birthday day), and Bank holidays.
*Excellent opportunities for career development in our growing service.
*Team days out and staff engagement activity days.
*Access to Perkbox, including exclusive perks, freebies and discounts.
*Wellbeing of our staff is vital; you will have access to the Employee Assist Programme.

*To recruit, support and develop the skills of our foster carers to ensure that we provide outstanding care and the best possible outcomes for our children and young people in our care.
*To work in collaboration with all stakeholders and strive to ensure that the children and young people in our care reach their full potential.
*To provide a comprehensive, flexible and high quality service to carers, children and young people in our care using legal, regulatory and statutory guidance to inform practice decisions and to safeguard and protect against harm.
*To understand and contribute to the growth and continued development of the Fostering service.


*Degree or equivalent social work qualification.
*Post graduate experience preferable.
*Membership of relevant professional body.
*Proven track record of delivering successful outcomes for children.
*Excellent knowledge of childcare legislation; specifically the Regulations and Standards for Fostering.
*Enthusiasm for developing and improving the groups services to Good/Outstanding Ofsted rating.
*Successful management of competing priorities.
*Understanding responsibilities in protecting their own health, safety and wellbeing and that of their colleagues and others.