Senior Supervising Social Worker - Charity - Home Based
Romford, Greater London, England
Senior Supervising Social Worker - Charity - Home Based - Part Time
Excellent home based opportunity for you to join a well established charity with an excellent reputation of putting time into their foster carers. The charity recruits a wide variety of foster carers to be able to provide appropriate and well suited placements for children in need.
This is a part time opportunity to support the development of the Essex - Suffolk region. You will be carrying a small caseload in Chelmsford and surrounding areas. As the organisation, this role may develop into a full time position, should this suit your circumstance.
My client is a nationally operating children's charity with services in fostering and adoption. You will be joining an organisation that gives back to their staff by providing further training and consistently promoting from within. The charity is very child focused and understand that social work is not a usual 9-5. Therefore, flexible working and being able to complete tasks at home is encouraged if it means you work more effectively.
Looking to take a step into fostering? Candidates with strong LAC experience and understand the needs of looked after children will also be considered.
With low caseloads and more time to dedicate to your carers, this role allows you to form strong, appropriate relationships with your carers so that you have a deeper understanding of their needs and capabilities.
You will be supervising foster carers across Essex and some in Suffolk, so travel is required for the role. Mileage and expenses are covered.
Salary is pro-rata.
To be considered for the role, you must:
- Be HCPC registered
- Have solid supervising social worker / link worker experience
- Be able to drive
- Be passionate about fostering
- £ 31000 - 32000 Per year
- Part time
- Job Level
- Qualified (non-manager)
Posted 1 Oct 2017
Closes 29 Oct 2017
This job was posted to: Social worker