Supervising Social Worker

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P7683
  • Date Posted: 16 December 2021
  • Recruiter: Five Rivers
  • Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire
  • Salary: £29,000 to £33,444
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Car allowance + Benefits
  • Sector: Social Care
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

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Since 1989 Five Rivers Child Care has been helping children rediscover their childhood. Our purpose is to help children recover from neglect, abuse, trauma, or family breakdown, turning their lives around so they can flourish and fulfil their potential.

Innovative, expert, and creative, we are a leader in this field and one of England’s most experienced providers in Fostering.  Our Fostering service is committed to providing caring families to children who need them the most, to provide the warmth and love our children deserve.

Due to expansion we are seeking to appoint a Supervising Social Worker to provide support to our Foster Carers throughout the Hampshire, Dorset, and Wiltshire area plus other surrounding counties.

Reporting into our Salisbury Office, rated ‘OUTSTANDING’ by Ofsted, for meetings, review and when on duty, the role of the Supervising Social Worker will be one of importance to the carers and children.

 

DUTIES

Your duties and responsibilities as the Supervising Social Worker:

  • Direct support of foster carers within a realistic caseload which enables a high level of supervision, monitoring and intervention
  • Working within a Trauma informed practice model which is continually evolving in line with research and practice developments
  • Assist in undertaking initial visits to prospective foster carers and join carer recruitment activities
  • Complete Form F Assessments
  • Be part of the Children and Young People Participations strategy and events
  • Work in collaboration with all colleagues and managers to achieve a high standard of service to foster carers and young people whilst meeting all Ofsted requirements
  • Taking part in the Out of Hours support to foster carers on a rota basis

 

YOU WILL RECEIVE:

  • Formal induction and training in THE paperless electronic recording and management system (CHARMs)
  • Professional social work supervision provided by a Manager
  • Individual and group Clinical supervision provided by a qualified psychologist/clinician
  • Opportunities to integrate with clinical, education and residential service provision
  • Competitive annual leave allowance
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Market related salary plus on call allowance plus car allowance
  • Pension scheme and access to employee assistance program
  • Perk box discount scheme membership
  • Simply Health Membership

 

Requirements

  • The desire to be a team player who wants to achieve best possible outcomes for all children and foster carers
  • Experience of working in the fostering sector and/or children/young people in social care
  • A formal social work qualification
  • Be registered as a social worker with Social Work England
  • Have a valid driving licence
  • The right to work in the UK

 

Five Rivers is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Young People, applicants must be willing to undergo appropriate child protection screening, including employment references and DBS check.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Five Rivers is an Investor in People and Equal Opportunities employer.

 

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

 

HOW TO APPLY

APPLICATION PROCESS: Candidates will be required to complete an Application Form, which we will send out in a separate email. Please keep an eye out for our email.

JOB REF: AWDO-P7683

This job is being advertised by AWD online on behalf of Five Rivers Child Care

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