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Supervising Social Worker

  • Job reference: ERBSSW1310
  • Location: Bradford, West Yorkshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: We are currently recruiting for a Supervising Social Worker to join an exciting team in the Bradford area on a full time permanent contract.

You will work from home, however, you will be required to travel for the role to support your carers in Bradford and the surrounding area, which will be variable but approximately up to an hour and a half distance of Bradford.

We are looking for committed social care professionals with a sound knowledge of fostering legislation and practice issues, who will be able to continue to deliver the same high standards of service. You will:

*Be involved in recruiting, training and supporting foster carers and promoting the welfare of children placed with foster carers and managing a caseload of typically 13 - 15 plus an assessment and initial visit.

*Support the organisation in ensuring that the service is run in line with the Government Legislation, Regulations and Standards, together with the Inspecting Body.

*Represent the company's Vision and Values, whilst developing and providing a comprehensive and flexible social work service to all stakeholders.

*Be required to take part in the out of hours on call service and undertake assessments.

*Have a relevant professional qualification in social work, be SWE (or equivalent) registered and have substantial experience of foster care practice including the assessment of potential foster carers.

*Have a good knowledge of fostering regulations, child care law and safeguarding issues is essential, as is the ability to make objective professional assessments of children or young people.

*Be a strong team player and be able to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills.
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We are looking for applicants who possess a real drive and share our vision, in return we offer a competitive salary, contributory pension scheme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and an additional a day off for your birthday! As well as opportunities for career development.

If you would be interested in this role or any similar roles please do not hesitate to contact Emily @ Service Care on 01772 208964 or email emily.bentley@servicecare.org.uk

Benefits of working for Emily @ Service Care Solutions:
* A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact
* Exceptional referral bonuses
* An extensive & exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK
* Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.
* Payroll service twice a week
* Ltd and PAYE payment options available
* Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
* Loyalty schemes / bonuses
* DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.

Note: Do you know someone who is looking for work in this field? If so, please pass these details on to them. If we are able to place them into work such as this, lasting over 13 weeks, we will happily pay you a £250 referral bonus