Supervising Fostering Social Worker

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 07/06/2022 12:00
£30,984 to £38,553 pa Career Grade (Bar at £32,798 & £34,373 & £36,371)
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Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Employment Location:
Fostering Service, MarketPlace, South Shields
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Closing date:
7 Jun
Further Information

Supervising Fostering Social Worker
(Fostering Service, MarketPlace, South Shields)
£30,984 to £38,553 pa Career Grade (Bar at £32,798 & £34,373 & £36,371)

The Fostering Service are committed to providing high quality placements to meet the needs of children who are looked after. Our Payment for Skills Framework encourages carers to build expertise in caring through experience, skills development and progression opportunities.

We are recruiting a Supervising Fostering Social Worker to work in our vibrant team to help further develop the service and be part of exciting new changes including planning the implementation of our 3rd Mockingbird Model of Fostering in the Autumn.

As a Supervising Fostering Social Worker you will contribute to the provision of a high quality robust fostering service and be responsible for the recruitment, assessment monitoring, support and development of a skilled, carer’s workforce that gives children what they need when they need it most.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Lisa Henderson, Practice Manager on (0191) 4244207, Lisa.Henderson@southtyneside.gov.uk or Victoria Watson, Acting Team Manager on (0191) 4244673, Victoria.Watson@southtyneside.gov.uk

South Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

Closing date: Noon, 7 June 2022.

Interviews will take place on the 22 June 2022.


If you would like to know more about Fostering there are information evenings for prospective for foster carers the last Thursday of every month at The Marketplace, 25 – 27 Market Place, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE33 1JF.

If you have queries about Family and Friends Care we have a duty worker every day who will be happy to assist you. Call (0191) 4238500.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.