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Supervising Social Worker, Lewisham

  • Job reference: supervsw0212lewisham
  • Location: Lewisham, London
  • Job type: All
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Supervising Social Worker, Lewisham

We are currently recruiting for an Experienced Supervising Social Worker in Lewisham, South East London. The role is in the Fostering Service.

You will be working 36 hours a week and hoping to start ASAP.

The contract is until 28/05/21 with a chance of extension.

About the role:

We need a Supervising Social Worker who can Supervise a caseload of 16-18 fostering households. The role is to support, advise and guide foster carers in every aspect of their fostering career by:

*Keeping in frequent touch with the foster carers, their family and the children or young people in placement through regular statutory visits/supervision, telephone calls and via email.
*Arranging any additional support services needed by the foster carers or children placed with them to enable placement success/stability
*Supporting foster carers with attending meetings, writing reports, keeping records etc.
*Supporting foster carers in enabling them to manage contact between the child/children in their care and their birth parents/relatives/friends
*Identifying training needs of foster carers and supporting them in achieving their learning and development objectives. Facilitating foster carer support groups.
*Working alongside the child/children's social workers in supporting the foster carers in implement the Local Authority's care plan for the child/children placed.
*Undertaking foster carer annual reviews.

Working with Service Care Solutions comes with many benefits, including -
*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 granting access to our rewards website which includes free gifts such as televisions, mobile phones and more

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Nosheen at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 964 or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone 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!

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