Fostering Supervising Social Worker – South East Wales.
FULL TIME SUPERVISING SOCIAL WORKER
We currently have a vacancy for a Supervising Social Worker to joinour Wales Regional Office which is based in Merthyr Tydfil. Covering the South East Wales areas which includes; Newport, Cardiff, Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent and Caerphilly.
Regional Foster Families is an independent fostering agency with a family feel, providing safe, and caring families for children and young people who are ‘looked after’ by local authorities. We pride ourselves on providing an environment which enables the children and young people to fulfil their potential and live positive lives.
Ideally, we are looking for an experienced fostering Supervising Social Worker, with a good knowledge of fostering legislation to join our small, dedicated team. We are looking for an enthusiastic social worker that wants to work in the fostering arena and being part of our team, you will be given opportunities to gain experience in all areas of Fostering. The successful candidate will complete monthly supervision with our great Foster Parents, complete fostering assessments, join in our child participation days, support our skills to foster training, be part of support groups. The case load will be of a maximum of 12 which covers a mixture of diverse children and families to work with and support at various meeting.
The Ideal Candidate will have:
- Social Worker degree, or equivalent
- Social Care Wales registration
- Experience in the fostering role
- Full UK Driving licence
You will be joining a committed IFA with high ethical standards and a commitment to keeping children safe. Our priority is to ensure our children are living in happy, stable foster homes, with foster families who promote high aspirations and secure the best outcomes for their children.
You will receive monthly supervision, an annual appraisal (initially within the 6-month probationary period), a realistic caseload (maximum of 12 fostering households) and training opportunities for further professional and personal development. You will require your own car with business use insurance cover.
For an informal discussion please contact Amanda Davies, Registered Manager on: 07917700526.
Salary scale: Supervising Social Worker (Post ASYE) £28,000 – £34,968 per annum (dependent on experience)
- Realistic case loads (max of 12 Caseload)
- Employee’s Benefit Scheme
- Regular supervision
- Great Mileage Allowance
- Training opportunities (annual allowance of £1000 towards CPD)
- Initially 25 day’s annual leave
- Birthday leave – an additional day of annual leave on your birthday
- Pension Scheme
You will be joining a fantastic and supportive team and the right candidate will be key in the further growth and development of our agency.
Please note we cannot accept a CV – application forms must be completed; to apply please download the following;
The closing date for applications is 11th October 2021. Candidates who have been shortlisted for an interview will be contacted shortly after this date.