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Supervising Social Worker

Location: CATFORD, LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 28.00-30.00 GBP (UK Pounds) Per hour, inc Benefits
Sector: Community Care Services and Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 2
Posted: about 1 month ago Reference: X3-440870

 ***URGENT***

**MUST BE AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY**

Key Skills:

Lewisham Council are seeking 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.

Essential requirements of this Social Worker role:

* Social Work England registration
* Eligible to work in the UK
* Hold a full UK drivers' licence
* Post-qualified experience

Please apply online with an up to date CV

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