Supervising Social Worker – Fostering Relations
Fixed Term Contract until March 2021
Covering Dumfries and Galloway
Joining Fostering Relations you will be joining a small and professional team dedicated to providing excellent support to the Foster Carers and the young people in their care. The agency is part of the NFA Group and this post is based in Fostering Relations and their office is based in Grangemouth. This role will be to working with newly identified carers in the Dumfries and Galloway area.
Supervising Social Workers are responsible for managing foster resources in an allocated area, recruiting, assessing, supervising, training and supporting foster carers and their placement's, ensuring that we provide quality and professional services.
We are looking for experienced social workers who can demonstrate recent experience in fostering and who share our ongoing commitment in providing excellence in the quality placements we provide for the children and young people in our care.
You will need to be a qualified Social Worker and hold SSSC (or equivalent) registration and possess a good working knowledge of relevant legislation and their impact on fostering services.
You will be a strong communicator, both written and verbal, have good IT skills and be flexible and able to travel throughout the area.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all employees to share this commitment and undertake appropriate checks.
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.
Closing date: 31st March 2019.