Supervising Social Worker

Supervising Social Worker

Job Title: Supervising Social Worker - Home based

Location: Cornwall/Plymouth area

Contract Type: Perm/Full-Time

Salary: £36,800

Car Allowance: £3,000

Closing Date: 31st May 2019

Job ID: 89926

Interview date: 20th and 21st June 2019

Joining NFA's professional team and working from your home base, you will be responsible for supporting and supervising an enthusiastic group of foster carers across the Cornwall area.

Supervising Social Workers are responsible for managing fostering 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 HCPC 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.