Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Supervising Social Worker to work full-time in Ringwood, Hampshire. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice in Children's Services and be registered with Social Work England.
The salary for this permanent Supervising Social Worker job is £27,000-£32,000 per annum.
About the job:
We are looking for an enthusiastic, independent and skilled social worker to work with both therapeutic and mainstream programmes, including parent and child placements. To manage a caseload of up to 10 carers (FTE), and work within a dedicated team to improve the outcomes and lives of looked after children.
Being involved in the recruitment campaign for the programme foster carers.
The recruitment, assessment and approval of foster carers.
Training foster carers in both Skills to Foster and the Blue Sky + Therapeutic Led Care (TLC) Programme
Supporting foster carers in the delivery of the Blue Sky + TLC Programme and mainstream support services.
Undertake the necessary placement management, planning and intervention to achieve and maintain an 80% occupancy rate across the Foster Carer Team
Undertake parenting assessments, present to court where required.
Undertake direct work as necessary, coordinating the activities of Social Work Assistants and others, to further the outcomes for children and young people in placement.
Requirements of the Supervising Social Worker:
Degree or equivalent in social work
Current Social Work England registration
Significant senior level frontline experience within Children's Services
This Supervising Social Worker job is advertised by Neil Clements; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.