Supervising Social Worker

Location: Cambridge  |  Cambridgeshire  |  England
Sector: Social Care
Consultant: Vincent Lagos
Job Reference: 35984
Salary: £28000 - £35800
Job Status: Permanent / Full Time

Seven Social Care is looking for an experienced Supervising Social Worker to join a rapidly expanding Independent Fostering Agency. The role itself is permanent and home-based so you will only be expected to visit the main office on occasion.

The role:

Our client is a young and dynamic Fostering Agency that has grown rapidly over the years and they work hard to achieve positive and sustainable changes in children’s lives and support their foster families to a very high standard. The successful applicant needs to have a passion for children and young people, excellent organisational skills, able to meet deadlines, excellent communication skills and the ability to analyse situations accurately. You will be covering the Cambridgeshire area and sometimes be expected to cover some parts of Essex. This is a permanent role and has a heavy reliance on home working, you will only be expected to go into the office as when expected, making it a great position for anyone who is looking to improve their work-life balance!


  • The successful applicant will be working with foster carers and looked after children across Cambridgeshire, hence willingness to travel and use of a car is essential.
  • Supervision of pool of foster carers
  • Form F assessments and panel presentation
  • Monitoring and complying with all safeguarding aspects
  • Participation in all aspects of the organisation including supporting training for foster carers
  • Flexible working and out of hours support to carers

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Recognised Social Work qualification
  • Experience: At least 1 years Children’s Social Work experience as well as previous experience working within a Fostering environment
  • Compliance: Up to date DBS and HCPC Registration
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 36 hours p/w.

Working with Seven Social Care:

Established in 2011, Seven Social Care is a leading provider of social care professionals to county councils, charities, hospitals, care homes and private organisations across the UK.

Seven is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified and available staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of social care; including Children and Adults, Mental Health, Substance Misuse, Community, Support Work and everything in between.

After being shortlisted for multiple awards in 2018, we are proud of our nationwide reputation for providing a world-class recruitment service that is underpinned by honesty, integrity and attention to detail.

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