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Supervising Social Worker - IFA

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
10/09/2020
Advert End Date:
02/10/2020 23:59
Salary:
£30,000 - £35,000 DOE
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
199987
Employment Location:
Chester-Le-Street
Closing date:
2 Oct
Further Information

Foster Care Solutions and independent fostering agency on Chester-Le-Street are recruiting for a Supervising Social Worker.

Small case load within a friendly team of professionals.

Salary negotiable depending on experience.

Responsibilities include:

• Carry out negotiations between the organisation and placing authorities with respect to the placement of children.
• Ensure that all agreements relating to the placement are completed and adhered to.
• Supervise the work of foster carers on behalf of the organisation and provide on-going support post placement.
• Ensure safeguarding of children and young people in placement and information related to same.
• Participate in the recruitment, assessment and training of foster carers.
• Undertake annual reviews of foster carers ensuring that all work meets identified timescales.
• Attend Fostering Panels to present Form Fs and annual reviews on behalf of the organisation.
• Work with other professionals and foster carers to promote the welfare and positive outcomes for children placed.
• Ensure that all work is recorded on the CHARMS database.

Please complete an application form and send via email to:

joannagooden@futures-for-children.org