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Supervising Social Worker – Fostering Team

  • Winsford, Cheshire, England
  • Temporary / Full Time
  • Sam Boggis
  • £24.97 - £24.97

Seven Social Care are looking for a temporary Supervising Social Worker to work with the Fostering Team and Cheshire West and Chester Council. This position is initially for a period of 3 months and is paying £24.97 per hour (paid to you via an umbrella company).

The role:

Manager foster carers, adopters and their families to enable them to provide an appropriate level and quality of care for children in the interests of safeguarding children, in accordance with national standards and statutory requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

      Recruit, assess, and approve foster carers and adopters, in accordance with statutory requirements

Manage, supervise, support and develop foster carers, adopters and carer support workers, directly providing and / or facilitating training as appropriate in order to safeguard the welfare of looked after children and adopted children. To act in an advisory role to Grade 8 and Grade 9 social workers

Independently manage and be accountable for decisions relating to an allocated workload of, including fees and expenditure, within individual and group priorities and county policies to ensure effective and appropriate outcomes

Provide professional advice, guidance and support to other SSW staff in the management of their caseload, including allegations to ensure the effective service complies with legislation and standards

Maintain appropriate records of work undertaken and carry out required administrative procedures, in accordance with national minimum standards and County policy to ensure that the County’s statutory obligations are met.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Degree approved by Social Work England.
  • Experience: 2+ years working with children as a qualified Social Worker in the UK.
  • Compliance: Up to date SWE registration and DBS.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37 hours p/w.

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