BS Social Care are working with a nationally recognised organisation to find a Supervising Social Worker to work full time in the West Sussex region
We are working with an organisation that specialises in foster care and has numerous homes across the country. They are looking for someone who is as passionate and committed to providing care and support for young people as they are.
The role will be based mostly from home, only requiring to come into the office for training, after hours or for meetings where your attendance is essential
To recruit, support and develop the skills of our foster carers to ensure that we provide outstanding care and the best possible outcomes for our children and young people in our care.
· To work in collaboration with all stakeholders and strive to ensure that the children and young people in our care reach their full potential.
· To provide a comprehensive, flexible and high quality service to carers, children and young people in our care using legal, regulatory and statutory guidance to inform practice decisions and to safeguard and protect against harm.
· To understand and contribute to the growth and continued development of the Fostering service
The ideal candidate is someone who is visible, approachable and earns respect; inspires and motivates others, building effective working relationships.
· Demonstrates the high standards of integrity, honesty and fairness expected; carries forward Defines results, taking into account the needs of the carers and children's care plans and placement agreements delivering the best outcomes for children. · Encourages feedback on performance and makes improvements and / or changes to practice based on them.
Makes clear and considered recommendations and decisions to their line manager.decisions made by the organisation or in collaboration with the line manager.
Has in-depth knowledge and experience related to the service and knows when and how to find and use sources of expertise, within and outside the group; · Understands the environment within which the group evolves, including regulatory frameworks and applies high quality best practice to meet and exceed expectations in the role. · Demonstrates a growth mind-set and inquisitive thinking and applies this to their practice
Two years of experience as a Social Worker is required.
Ideally this would be in a fostering setting as well
Any other relevant qualifications would be very welcome as well
the salary starts at £26,000 and can go up to £36,000 depending on experience
Included in the salary is a £1200 care allowance as well as subsidies for the fuel
Due to the current COVID situation all interviews will be held remotely via Microsoft Teams
Does this sound like your ideal role? If so then apply online or contact Xavier by calling 07483919163 or emailing to discuss the role in more detail