supervising social worker | fostering team | gloucester

17 September 2019
andrew paterson, randstad care
job type
£ 27,900 - £ 36,000 per year, 5% Pension Car Allowance 30 days AL
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gloucester, south west
social care
sub specialism
Social care
job type
working hours
£ 27,900 - £ 36,000 per year, 5% Pension Car Allowance 30 days AL
Fostering & Adoption
reference number
andrew paterson, randstad care
0330 0248 775

job description

Are you an experienced supervising social worker? Do you have experience of working with fostering teams? Are you ready take on an exciting new permanent opportunity?

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic supervising social worker to come work within a small children's charity operating as an Independent Fostering Agency based in the Gloucester area.

The benefits that this role can offer you:
-Highly competitive salary between £27,900 - £36,000 (depending on experience)
-Car allowance
-A competitive pension scheme with matched employer contributions up to 5%
-30 days annual leave
-Commitment to personal development
-Parking at Gloucester base
-Excellent terms and conditions, including out of hours payment.
-To become an integral part of the clients charity community
-Work for a charity driven by its beliefs and values, which reinvests any surplus back into work with children and young people
-A working culture that promotes innovation and creativity
-A flexible working culture, that enables children's needs to be met, but also provides you flexibility that you need for modern living
-A charity that has a range of diverse professional interventions available to enable children to recover from trauma and live within loving stable families. Our resources include a clinical therapist and placement and family support workers
-A charity with a firm commitment to anti-oppressive practice, underpinned by an understanding and promotion of equality and diversity

The successful candidate will be responsible for:
-Demonstrating you share our IFA's values as these are integral to the day to day work of our charity
-Showing a comprehensive working knowledge of fostering and child care legislation and safeguarding practices
-Being an energetic, creative and courageous qualified social worker, who can demonstrate a tenacity and enthusiasm in making a positive difference to the lives of children who we look after
-Supporting foster carers in the South West of England to provide loving stable homes to children and young people who have experienced trauma
-The recruitment, assessment, training and support of foster carers
- Supporting the children we look after to ensure that they are provided with the highest possible standard of care and the best opportunities to achieve all their ambitions
-Working effectively with others with a flexible and adaptable approach - always demonstrating their commitment to working to the highest possible standards whilst remaining at all times child-centred
-At times to support carers across the South West and work closely with our colleagues in Wiltshire. You will also be required to participate in an Out of Hours duty rota

In order to be considered for this role, you should:
-Be able to drive and have access to a vehicle
-Hold a relevant social work qualification
-Be professionally registered with HCPC
-The safeguarding of children is paramount, this post will require the successful applicants to undertake an enhanced DBS check

For further details please contact Andrew Paterson on 0330 0248 775.

Remember it pays to have friends, make a referral and get paid £300 if they are successful.

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.