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Supervising Social Worker

Location: BRISTOL, AVON Salary: 25.00 - 28.00 GBP Per Hour
Sector: Care Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 10 months ago Reference: 3159599
Our client, an Independent Fostering Agency is seeking an experienced Supervising Social Worker to join the team!

This is a full-time post and the hourly rate is between £25-28 (umbrella). They are initially looking for someone to cover 3 months however there is the potential for longer. The post is based in Bristol - but with travel to Somerset where a large proportion of the case load will be. The case load consists of 10 foster carers and they are ideally seeking someone with fostering experience.

The role will involve the following:

• To participate in the active recruitment of foster carers.
• To undertake professional assessments of foster carers, (currently Form F model) and present written reports to the fostering panel.
• To assist in providing preparation training for prospective foster carers.
• To take part in our out of hours support and advice service for all foster carers.
• To manage a caseload of foster carers and the children and young people with complex needs placed with them, providing a high level of supervision and support.

Requirements of the role:

• Qualified Social Worker
• Fully HCPC registered
• Substantial post-qualifying experience of fostering or looked after children work
• Knowledge and understanding of child protection issues
• Assessment skills

Reed benefits:

• Dedicated expert consultant
• Online timesheets & pay management
• Automatic invoicing (Ltd Co)
• Regular progress reports and face-to-face service reviews
• Office hours 8am-6pm to provide support/advice
• Recommend-a-Friend bonus for referrals
• Substantial Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Fund to put towards training or other development
• Reed Rewards and Holiday pay (PAYE only)
• Referral/recommendation bonus paid at up to £200

If you are interested in this role please call (0121 2372642), or e-mail (

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