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Supervising Social Worker - Fostering

Location: LEWISHAM, LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 28.00-30.00 GBP (UK Pounds) Per hour, inc Benefits
Sector: Care Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: about 2 months ago Reference: X3-348739

Supervising Social Worker – Fostering – South East London

Reed are currently recruiting experienced Children’s Social Workers for a client in South East London. You must have previous experience within the same team or similar.

YOU MUST HAVE COMPLETED YOUT ASYE TO BE CONSIDERED IF YOU QUALIFIED POST 2012!

You must be Social Work England registered and have a minimum of 2 years post qualified experience.

About the role:

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.

 

Benefits of this Qualified Social Work role includes:
• Competitive rates of pay 
• Strong management and supervision
• Long contracts available
• Low staff turnover

You will need to have: 
• Social Work England Registration
• Post Qualified experience as a Social Worker
• Eligibility to work in the UK 

Why Reed?
•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)
• Personalised CV service

Interviews are taking place immediately so please apply now to avoid disappointment! Alternatively, for more information or if you are a Qualified Social Worker looking for a role within a different team please contact kingsley.brown@reedglobal.com

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